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Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What is the Regenerations Restorative Wellness Program & Projects
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Regenerations Wellness Cancer Foundation is a not-for-profit organization that provides, physical,  psychological and social support for people with cancer and their families and caregivers. Our services and programs will include include, mastectomy apparel donations, restorative movement classes, painting and scrapbooking and educational workshops.

Q: Who can participate in the restorative cancer wellness programs?
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Any adult that has been affected by a cancer diagnosis,  experiencing balance and mobility and range of motion issues and loved ones also come to participate in programs.

Q: What does it cost to participate?
A: All programs and services are FREE. Regenerations Wellness Cancer Foundation is a not-for-profit organization and does not charge for any of its services. Financial support is obtained through tax-deductible contributions from generous individuals, program participants, community-minded businesses, charitable foundations, and from special fundraising events.
Q: What kind of exercise will I be doing in the movement sessions, and who are the Instructors?
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Programs will include physical assessments, address balance, coordination and range of motion issues, Circuit Training, (moving from station to station) Restorative Yoga/Pilates, Laughter & Tai Chi, Touch Therapy, . The restorative movement wellness programs have been specifically designed and will be supervised by a qualified restorative wellness team of Certified Cancer Exercise Specialists, Instructors dedicated to “Promoting Pathways to Recovery “ wellness  activities, i.e Expressions Painting and Scrapbooking Classes, that will promote restorative movement for individuals affected by the cancer experience.

Q: If I don’t want to be in a support group, can I still attend other programs?
A: Support groups can be helpful and offers hope and renewal for people living with cancer, but, they are not for everyone. We invite you to attend any programs, workshops, and educational presentations .
Q: Do participants follow specific programs?
A: Participants decide for themselves which wellness programs will help them to be  functionally fit and to do  simple  everyday tasks for a  better quality of life and well-being
Q: Is there research to support what you do?
A: All the programs provided by Regenerations Wellness Cancer  are based on mind/body, psycho-social and restorative movement research which demonstrates the features and benefits of participating in a restorative wellness program, for improved quality of life.
Q: Are the Restorative wellness programs an  an alternative to medical treatment?
A: No. The program are not designed to replace traditionl medical treatment, but to bridge conventional medical treatments to contiumn of care options through restorative movement, support groups and wellness activities.  the treatment prescribed by a patient’s healthcare team . Many physicians refer their patients to Regenerations Wellness Cancer Foundation restorative wellness programs as complementary therapy to their medical regimen.
Q: Are medical services available throuh Regenerations Wellness Cancer Foundation?
A: No. RWCF  does not have a medical staff. Our programs  help people with cancer and their loved ones by providing a professional programs or emotional support, education, and hope. All our support groups are led by trained and licenced professionals.
Q: How can I find out more about Regenerations Wellness Cancer Foundation?
A: You may email us :regenerationswelliness@live.com or call (209) 827-1960
Q: Where are you located? Do provide your programs only in one location?
A: All of our programs are conducted in Merced County
Q: I really appreciate the work you do. How can I help?
A: Since our programs are free of charge, you can best help us by donating funds or by volunteering your services, so that a bigger share of the donations we receive can be used for participant programs. Here are some ways volunteers help our organization.
  • Helping with special fundraising events
  • Serving on fundraising committees
  • Community speaking, health fairs, delivering packets to physicians’ offices
  • Grant writing and research
  • Providing printing and design services
  • Providing community outreach
  • Became a Regeneration BTS- Break the Silence -Support group organizer