Events

Past events:

Thursday, November 15, 2018- Transitions in Life

The one constant in life is change: big and small, positive and negative, expected and unexpected. Change comes in all shapes and sizes and seasons.

Whether you are facing job change, a move, divorce, illness, aging, or grief, this workshop offers strategies and tools for facing loss and moving forward in positive ways.

 

Thursday, October 18, 2018 – Depression and Anxiety

Depression and anxiety are common words in our society today. You or someone you know likely struggles to some extent with depression or anxiety or both!

Come and learn in a comfortable environment about these rather uncomfortable topics. Learn about what depression and anxiety are, what they look like in our lives, and how you and your loved ones can manage and cope.

Thursday, September 27, 2018 – Our Lives as Stories

We all love a great story filled with twists and turns, surprises, and suspense. But what about when the surprises come in our own lives?

This workshop lets you look at your life using the different genres used in stories (comedy, tragedy, etc.) and offers you tools to find hope and a positive perspective for whatever may be part of your story.

 

 

Wed, Apr 11 – Preventing Isolation in Seniors: Social connection as a KEY to wellness


Did you know that social isolation has been proven to be as harmful to your health as smoking 15 cigarettes a day?

Join us as we explore the vital importance of social connection for seniors.
– the risks and hazards of isolation
– the physical and psychological benefits of connections
– why connecting can be difficult in later life
– how to make a plan to connect

This workshop is for seniors, their family members and caregivers, and anyone who works with or cares for seniors.

Wed, Mar 14 – Understanding Anger: Techniques for managing anger & communicating better


“For every minute you remain angry, you give up sixty seconds of peace of mind.”

Have you ever stopped to think about the effect your anger has not just on your loved ones but on you?

This workshop will offer education, strategies, and time for reflection on:
– how anger impacts you and your relationships
– the brain, the body and anger
– tools to help you in your moments of anger
– what is underneath the anger and how to better communicate your needs

Wed, Feb 21 – Better Boundaries: Take control of your life through “yes” & “no”


“Boundaries are personal property lines that define who you are and who you are not, and influence all areas of your life.”

Join us as we explore the physical, mental, and emotional boundaries of our lives.
– What does it look like to set limits and still be loving?
– How to respond to the many demands on your time, energy, focus, and money.
– What to do about the guilt!

This information session will offer education, time for personal reflection, and tools that you can take with you into your daily life and relationships.

Wed, Jan 17 – Transitions: Positively adapting to loss and change in life


“The only thing constant in life is change.”

Because the days and the hours on the clock do not stop, and change will always come, join us as we discuss:
– the many ways loss and change impact us
– strategies for coping with loss and change
– how to move forward after loss

This workshop is for those going through change and loss due to any circumstance, i.e. death, divorce, illness, aging, moving, or job change.

November, 2017 – Grief Stories – A Group for Support & Education

The death of a loved one brings many changes. This group will look at how grief is experienced as individuals and in the family, as well as healthy and unhealthy ways of coping, how to know when more help is needed, and how to move forward after loss.

Date: Thursdays, November 9, 16, 23 & 30, 2017
Time: 6:30-8:30pm