Guest Speaker: Sharon BenMeir, Caregiver and Psychologist, and Sally Weber, Caregiver and Social Worker
Guest Speaker: Zane Averbach
|March||Guest Speaker: Rabbi Ed Feinstein, cancer survivor and brilliant teacher.
Topic: Patient and Caregiver – Living with Cancer
|April||Guest Speaker: Dr. Thomas B. Strouse, Medical Director of the Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital at UCLA and Professor of Clinical Psychiatry.
Topics: Psychiatric Aspects of Cancer and Pain Management.
|May||Rescheduled General Meeting
Topic: We will break into two groups – one for caregivers and one for those with multiple myeloma. Both groups will be lead by top facilitators.
|June||Guest Speaker: Stephanie Fajuri
Topics: Accommodations in the workplace, SSI, SSDI, Medicare, Medicare, and more.
Guest Speaker: Susie Novis, President, and Dr. Brian Durie, Chairman of the International Myeloma Foundation.
|August||Guest Speaker: Daniel Gross, Dermatologist.
Topic: skin cancer, skin care, and everything you should know about your skin.
|October||Nurse Tina Maluso
Topic: "Taking the Best Care of You: Exercise and Nutrition with Multiple Myeloma".
|November||Guest Speaker: Dr. Robert Vescio
Topic: "Stem Cell Transplants, Managing Bone Disease."
|December||Dr. Tina Kuus
Topic: "Freelite - A laboratory test that measures serum free light chains".