Discussion Groups for Family Caregivers Available Across the Valley, Tucson in Fall 2018


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Duet: Partners In Health & Aging has launched Finding Meaning and Hope, a free ten-part video discussion series based on the book Loving Someone Who Has Dementia: How to Find Hope While Coping With Stress and Grief, by Pauline Boss, PhD. The video series is the basis for structured weekly conversations led by trained Duet facilitators.

 

The series equips family caregivers with an understanding of ambiguous loss and the tools to lower stress and build resilience.

 

“This video discussion series really is a grass roots type initiative where, one discussion group at a time, we’re impacting caregivers in all corners of the Valley and beyond,” says Ann Wheat, director of family caregiver services.

 

This fall, several Finding Meaning and Hope video discussion groups are taking place. Each discussion group is free of charge to caregivers.

 

GLENDALE

Thursdays, Sep. 6 – Nov. 8, 2018                4 – 5:30 p.m.

Visiting Angels, 18001 N. 79th Avenue, Suite B48, Glendale, AZ 85308

RSVP: kdolance@visitingangels.com, (623) 476-7882

 

PARADISE VALLEY

Mondays, Sep. 10 – Nov. 12, 2018             1 – 2:30 p.m.

Franciscan Renewal Center, 5802 E. Lincoln Dr., Paradise Valley, AZ 85253

RSVP: (480) 948-7460 or https://frc.retreatportal.com/events/f?p=101:2:1637440216199::::PROGRAM_ID:46941

 

Sundays, Sep. 16 – Nov. 18, 2018               2 – 3:30 p.m.

Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Phoenix, 4027 E. Lincoln Dr., Paradise Valley, AZ 85253

RSVP: duet@phoenixuu.org

 

PHOENIX

Tuesdays, Aug. 28 – Oct. 30, 2018              Noon – 1:30 p.m.

The Stratford, 1739 W. Myrtle Ave. Phoenix, AZ 85021

RSVP: dalyea@hov.org, (602) 287-7000

 

Thursdays, Oct. 4 – Dec. 20, 2018 (No series on Oct.18 and Nov. 22)            7 p.m.

All Saints Episcopal Church (Santa Barbara meeting room), 6300 N. Central Ave., Phoenix, AZ 85012 RSVP: (602) 478-9183, janetsrichards@cox.net

 

Tuesdays, Oct. 9 – Dec. 15, 2018 (No series on Nov. 20), 10 – 11:30 a.m.

Beatitudes Campus (AgeLink), 1548 W. Glendale, Phoenix, AZ 85021

RSVP: Respite is included. Jaime Sackrison, (602) 335-8483, jsackrison@beatitudescampus.org

 

SCOTTSDALE

Wednesdays, Sep. 5 – Nov. 7, 2018           1:30 – 3 p.m.

Westminster Village (Weyrich Conference Room), 1200 N. 90th St., Scottsdale, AZ 85260

RSVP: debbie.lane@wmvaz.com, (480) 451-2046

 

TUCSON

Tuesdays, Sep. 4 – Oct. 2, 2018 (first half), Oct. 9 – Nov. 6, 2018 (second half)

10 a.m. – noon

AARP, 6700 N. Oracle Rd. #331, Tucson, AZ

RSVP: (520) 305-3407

 

To learn more about the Finding Meaning and Hope video discussion series, view the trailer here.

 

Duet offers trainings throughout the year for anyone interested in becoming a facilitator.

 

About Us: Duet is a nonprofit, interfaith organization that promotes health and well-being through a broad range of services to homebound adults, family caregivers, faith communities and grandparents raising grandchildren. Duet’s free-of-charge services are available in the greater Phoenix area. To volunteer, donate or ask for help, go to www.duetaz.org or call (602) 274-5022.

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