This is a free event in Sundre, AB hosted by the Sundre Palliative Care Association. This Death Café is a secure place to come and talk with others about death. We will have coffee, tea and cake, and explore our thoughts about death and topics related to death. This is NOT a grief group and… [More…]
This workshop will cover theoretical models of grief, grief in the developmental and social context, identify those factors that influence grief reactions and examine ways of supporting children, teens and their families. This workshop is open to parents, teachers, mental health professionals and school staff. This event is FREE but please RSVP by registering. Laura… [More…]
Deana McNeish, our palliative care resource nurse, will present a talk on Advance Care Planning and what it means to have the conversation with your family and care provider before it is needed. How to prepare for the health care you want to receive, when you need it.
Learning about how to approach people who are in grief, or how to work with grief in your own life. If we can become more knowledgeable about how to be with those who are facing grief, then perhaps we can companion them better as they adjust to this new life, without the one who died…. [More…]
Death Cafes are a respectful place to talk about what society has branded a taboo subject. There is no agenda other than to provide a safe place to explore whatever is on your mind about death – ideas, feelings, experiences, questions, concerns – and ultimately, to honour death in your everyday life. Talking about it… [More…]