Are you grieving the loss of a loved one? Have you experienced bereavement? Are you helping someone who is mourning? Please come for helpful insights from Edmonton-area bereavement recovery and grief therapy groups. Free parking. Library is served by LRT to Southgate Mall and buses 33, 73, 304 and 45 to nearby locations. Doors open… [More…]
A seminar for family and caregivers of people suffering from dementia.
AHPCA’s series on complementary therapies and palliative care continues today with an article from Clarissa Maitri Snyder, a yoga teacher. What is Grief Yoga? Grief yoga teaches one to be open, present and accepting to what is happening within them at the moment. It uses simple yoga practices to transform one’s grieving mind and body…. [More…]
They’re over – the anticipation and the excitement of holidays with family and friends. Perhaps there was a bit too much eating, too much partying, and too little exercise… Perhaps there were even some challenging family moments. Unrealistic holiday expectations of “joy and peace” often result in disappointment when our family members behave the way they always do… [More…]
Outside the window, I hear the carolers wandering closer to our front porch; their familiar song evokes precious memories of childhood holidays. However, it’s another Christmas without my Dad, and this year, I’m feeling more stressed about it. Quite frankly, I’m wondering if I’ll be holding it together during the holidays. It’s common for the bereaved to struggle… [More…]