Below are Wellspring programs available ONLINE.
Please visit Well on the Web for additional online programs.
BE WELL TALKS (Patients & Caregivers)
Understanding Lymphedema - A Possible Side Effect of Cancer
Wednesday, March 23, 12 - 1 p.m. ET
Join us for an overview of lymphedema, learn about many treatment options and learn the signs of a worsening condition. An overview of the Lymphedema Association and resources will also be provided.
Presented by Lymphedema Association of Ontario in recognition of Lymphedema Awareness month.
The Latest on Colorectal Cancer
Wednesday, March 30, 12 - 1 p.m. ET
This presentation on biomarker testing will provide you with an understanding of how results can inform treatment plans and contribute to an enhanced quality of life. You will also gain a better understanding of the post treatment world and what to consider when seeking support.
Presented by Colorectal Cancer Canada in recognition of Colorectal Cancer Awareness month.
Self-Paced Learning Webinars
We've created a handy resource to help you quickly find and access any of our self-paced learning webinars available through Well on the Web. These webinars are available to help you 24/7 with no registration necessary.
SKILLS & STRATEGIES WORKSHOPS (Patients & Caregivers)
Meditation Workshop:
Meditations for our Spiritual Anatomy
Monday, April 4 & 11, 6:30 - 8 p.m. ET
Practice meditations to open your Chakras and promote well-being.
Music Workshop:
Circle of Songs, Circle of Stories
Tuesday, April 12 - May 3, 7 - 9 p.m. ET
Explore together the songs and stories that have woven the tapestries of your life.
When A Loved One Has Cancer - Ten Ways to Be Most Supportive
Thursday, April 28, 7 - 8:30 p.m. ET
Family members and caregivers of those with cancer are welcome to join for another of Dr. Rob Rutledge's highly popular online Healing and Cancer Series. In this presentation you will learn:
  • How to get the best care from the medical system
  • Defining your role as supporter/medical lead
  • The anti-cancer diet and other essentials
  • Opening up communication on difficult topics
  • The importance of self-care!
Oasis Art Workshop
Tuesday, April 5 & 19, 1 - 3 p.m. ET
This April, join us as we explore the theme of Adapting to Change. and delve into an understanding of our reactions and feelings about change using art-based exploration, journaling, guided meditation and group discussion.
Please Note: This program is only for those with advanced and metastatic cancer
Yoga Tools For Anxiety
Thursday, April 7 - 28, 1 - 2:30 p.m. ET
Over the course of four weeks you will use movement, breath, and meditation to address the various symptoms of anxiety.
Please Note: This program is provided by Wellspring Niagara. All are welcome to attend
Nourish: Talking With Dietitians - Getting Ready for Spring
Thursday, March 24, 4-5 p.m. ET
Join Cara and Shauna as they dish on all things nutritious and delicious for spring.
Nourish: Super Healthy Strategies
Tuesday, April 5, 3 - 5 p.m. ET
Learn healthy strategies for planning meals, shopping, sharing meals with others and incorporating physical activity into your life. You will learn how to make small, achievable lifestyle changes that will leave you feeling positive and inspired!
Healing Journey Level 3: Steps Toward Spiritual Healing
Thursdays, April 14 - June 2, 1:30 - 3:30 p.m. ET
Join us for an exploration of the impact of cancer on spiritual identity and wellness. Learn skills that can help reduce frustration and resentments and encourage feelings of peace and equanimity.
Please Note: This program is only for those who have completed Levels 1 and 2
SUPPORT GROUPS (Patients & Caregivers)
Gay Men's Cancer Support Group
Monday, March 28,
6:30 - 8:30 p.m. ET
Join other gay men with cancer, and their male partners, to discuss your experiences and challenges of a cancer diagnosis.
Living With Chronic Cancer Support Group
11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. ET, 2nd & 4th Thursday each month, or
1 - 2:30 p.m. ET Thursdays, weekly
For individuals living with an incurable cancer, this is a safe place to meet for support, networking and open conversation.
Breast Cancer Support Group
Wednesday, April 6 - May 25, 3:30 - 5 p.m. ET
This eight-week program is a community for female breast cancer patients to meet with one another to explore the many emotional, social and practical challenges of coping with a breast cancer diagnosis.
Caregivers Connect: Mindfulness for Caregiving
Wednesday, April 13, 1:30 - 3:30 ET
Learn how to acknowledge emotions, thoughts, and bodily sensations in an effort to lower stress response.
Wellspring Champions Needed
We're looking for Wellspring Champions to support this year's Ride for Cancer Support.

As a Champion you would:
  • Represent Wellspring as an ambassador, and participate in outreach activities associated with this year's event, The Atlantic Challenge.
  • Help raise funds to support the Ride through the "Friends of the Peloton" program to support the event and cancer cause.
  • Set-up an online fundraising page to support the Atlantic Challenge.
  • Share your experience of cancer and Wellspring's role in providing your needed support.
  • Travel to Halifax, Nova Scotia from August 26-28. (Accommodations, meals and per-determined travel expenses will be covered by Wellspring).
For more information, visit www.wellspringride.ca
Research Projects Looking for Volunteers
The following research studies are currently being offered to Wellspring members in collaboration with University of Toronto and Dalhousie University: Participation in each is entirely voluntary. Click the links below to enroll or to find out more information: