Events

When:

Tuesday, December 11, 2018
6:00–8:00 p.m.

Where:

Alumni House Adelphi University 154 Cambridge Avenue Garden City, NY 11530
 
 
Tagged: School of Social Work, Adelphi NY Statewide Breast Cancer Hotline and Support Program, Health and Wellness

Balancing Work, Finances and Cancer

Event, Garden City Event, Forum, Community Events


On Tuesday, December 11, 2018, the Adelphi NY Statewide Breast Cancer Program is partnering with Cancer and Careers to provide an educational forum on Balancing Work, Finances and Cancer during and after a diagnosis. The forum will be held at Adelphi University’s Alumni House in Garden City from 6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

» Register online for the forum

This presentation will explore the practical and legal issues that sit at the intersection of work and cancer, including deciding whether or not to work during treatment, privacy & disclosure, managing side effects and other challenges in the workplace, tips for job-hunting and job re-entry, and more.

MANAGING FINANCES WEBINAR

This webinar will cover tips for improving financial health after a cancer diagnosis and treatment, including steps to rebuild your credit, how to deal with medical bills, options for financial assistance, and things to think about before considering filing for bankruptcy. We will watch this webinar together and have a discussion after.

 
PRESENTED BY:

Christine Brennan
Director of Programs, Cancer and Careers

As Director of Programs, Chrissy oversees Cancer and Careers’ annual National and West Coast Conferences on Work & Cancer as well as the organization’s website, bringing to the role two decades of experience in communications, public relations, marketing and event management. She also presents CAC’s employer-focused content at related local, regional and national events.

After spending 14 years in digital and print media focusing on women’s health and fitness, including staff roles at Health and Self magazines and at Lifetime Television’s website, Chrissy joined the Peace Corps in 2003, serving as a Health Education Resource Volunteer in Kenya. Upon her return from Africa she consulted for the National Geographic Society and the Wildlife Conservation Society and in 2006 joined the staff of Selldorf Architects as Marketing Director. In 2010, Chrissy became Account Manager at the boutique PR/marketing firm Maloney & Fox, part of Waggener Edstrom Communications, where she worked on the corporate citizenship campaign for a global real estate client. Prior to arriving at Cancer and Careers, Chrissy managed the 25th anniversary awards competition and gala for the non-profit Greeting Card Association in 2013, including a corresponding exhibit at the Javits Center.


All forums are free and open to the public.

This forum, which is free and open to the public, will be held at Adelphi’s Alumni House, 154 Cambridge Avenue in Garden City. Reservations are required.

To RSVP, call 516.877.4325; email breastcancerhotline@adelphi.edu or register online at the link below:

» Register online for the forum


This event is organized by The Adelphi NY Statewide Breast Cancer Hotline & Support Program
and sponsored by 
The Junior Coalition of the Manhasset Women’s Coalition Against Breast Cancer  and a grant from Sientra Full Circle

 

 

 

 

 

For further information, please contact:

Breast Cancer Hotline and Support Program
p – 516.877.4320
e – breastcancerhotline@adelphi.edu

Support Hotline: 800.877.8077

Tagged: School of Social Work, Adelphi NY Statewide Breast Cancer Hotline and Support Program, Health and Wellness