Education
ABODE Staff and Volunteer Training

ABODE Staff and Volunteer Training

Ready to volunteer? We’re ready for you! ABODE welcomes experienced and new volunteers, former volunteers, staff, board members and anyone interested in learning more about ABODE and how we make a difference in our Guests’ lives, even at the end of their lives.

read more
ABODE Academy 3

ABODE Academy 3

Care for the Caregiver: Refilling Our Cup "There are only four kinds of people in the world: Those who have been caregivers, those who are currently caregivers, those who will be caregivers and those who will need caregivers." – Rosalynn Carter More than 53 million...

read more
ABODE Academy 3

ABODE Academy 2

6-Week ABODE Academy Whether you’re interested in learning more about death and dying, you’re in the hospice field and want to partner with us or you’re already an ABODE volunteer – or considering volunteering – this is a wonderful way to become acquainted with ABODE...

read more
ABODE Book Club and Study Group

ABODE Book Club and Study Group

We’ll read and discuss the book that helped influence ABODE’s beginnings: Being with Dying by Joan Halifax. The group meets 6:30-7:30 p.m. via Zoom, the second and fourth Tuesdays of the month, starting Jan. 12. RSVP today!

read more
Peg Armstrong – Understanding Grief

Peg Armstrong – Understanding Grief

Grief is the problem. Grieving is the solution. In this presentation, Peg Armstrong shares a very real and honest look at the grieving process and how some cultures are far more comfortable understanding and working through their grief than others. Shock, anger,...

read more
ABODE Academy

ABODE Academy

Whether you’re interested in learning more about death and dying, you’re in the hospice field and want to partner with us or you’re already an ABODE volunteer – or considering volunteering – watching our ABODE Academy videos is a wonderful way to become acquainted (or reacquainted) with ABODE and all we do – and how we can support one another’s success.

read more
How to BE with Someone Who is Dying: An Intimate Interview with Peg Armstrong and Mary Denmen

How to BE with Someone Who is Dying: An Intimate Interview with Peg Armstrong and Mary Denmen

There is often no end-of-life care training. For some, terminal illness provides a transformational time of increased self awareness around spiritual or faith-based questions. But it also raises practical considerations such as how to talk to children, the impact of dementia, how to make informed choices about end-of-life care and how to care for the caregivers.

In this exceptional video, Peg Armstrong offers insights on 31 topics that arise frequently during the transition process – the time between making a decision to stop medical treatment and when death actually occurs.

read more
Powerful Tools for Caregivers

Powerful Tools for Caregivers

Powerful Tools for Caregivers classes help caregivers take better care of themselves while caring for a friend or relative. Join us and learn the tools and strategies that will help you better handle the unique caregiver challenges you face.

read more