Education
Healing Holidays, Making Your Grief Count

Healing Holidays, Making Your Grief Count

6-8 pm, Thursday, Nov. 11
Church of Reconciliation
8900 Starcrest Dr.

Facilitated by Edwin Sasek, ABODE Co-Founder. Sponsored by ABODE, Church of Reconciliation and Porter Loring Mortuaries & Cremation Services.

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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.

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ABODE Book Club and Study Group

ABODE Book Club and Study Group

We’ll read and discuss Sacred Dying: Creating Rituals for Embracing the End of Life by Megory Anderson. The group meets 6:30-7:30 p.m. each Tuesday, starting Sept. 14, via Zoom. RSVP today!

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Life After Loss Grief Support Group

Life After Loss Grief Support Group

Starting Tuesday, Sept. 7: Join us for Life After Loss, our grief support group designed to help us better understand the process of grief and how to live through it in a way that is healing.

We’ll share experiences and support one other through a combination of teaching, discussion and learning activities.

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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.

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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...

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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...

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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!

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Monday Meditation

Monday Meditation

An ABODE tradition! Our meditation format includes a brief reading chosen by the week’s facilitator to prepare us for 30 minutes of silent meditation. It could be a poem, a Scripture from any tradition or a reflection on a topic that opens us to deeper contemplation of awareness and love. After meditation, we follow with a conversation based on the reading or meditation. RSVP by sending an email to Edwin Sasek.

Monday Meditation is 5-6 pm, Mondays, hosted on Zoom.

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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,...

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