Counseling and Education Center Calendar

Loss of an Adult Child Support Group – October and November

The Counseling and Education Center invites you to participate in a support group for parents who have experienced the loss of an adult child: Looking Back with Love, Looking Forward with Hope We will come together in this six-session support group to: Share stories. Discuss how to navigate through grief’s difficult challenges. Find ways to continue reading…

Loss of Spouse Support Group – September and October

Finding Our Way After the Loss of a Spouse or Constant Companion For many, the death of a spouse or partner is the most difficult loss they have ever faced. If this is true for you, you may benefit from connecting with other bereaved spouses who are on a similar journey. A grief support group continue reading…

Dementia Talk – September 7

Why do they do that . . . and what can I do about it? This workshop looks at four of the most difficult dementia behaviors: bath wars, social problems, aggression and agitation.  Learn practical approaches and strategies for addressing these problem behaviors. Speakers: Jodi Kolada, Director of Caregiver Education at the Adult Center for continue reading…

Second Tuesdays, A Summer Series

Come in from the afternoon heat for dessert, refreshing beverages and conversation with other bereaved spouses. Tuesday, June 13 Courage. As we rebuild our lives, how do we find the confidence and hope to take on new challenges and reach beyond our comfort zone? Tuesday, July 11 Connection. Loneliness is the number one problem for continue reading…

Overdose Loss Talk – August 22

Finding Comfort Together After The Loss Of A Loved One From Overdose The Counseling and Education Center of Hospice and Palliative Care of Greensboro invites you to attend an evening event where you will hear from others who are currently walking the path of grief and healing after the loss of a loved one from continue reading…

Yoga for Managing Grief Stress – August 17

Sheila Wenzel will guide you through simple breathing and stretching exercises designed to help you get energized when you need to face your day, and to help you get calm when you need rest and retreat. No skill or flexibility required! Mats and chairs will be provided. Thursday, August 17 6 – 7 p.m. The continue reading…

Journaling Through Grief – August 3

Marcia Vanard will guide you through a series of journaling exercises designed to help you grieve your loss, remember your loved one and rebuild your life. You will not be asked to share what you write! Journals will be provided, or you can bring your own. Thursday, August 3 6 – 7:30 p.m. The Lusk continue reading…

Lunch & Learn: Options for Senior Living – October 5

Options for Senior Living: My parents want to stay in their home, but will that work? When your parents’ care needs escalate, how can you make sound, practical decisions about their care while respecting their wishes? Receive real-life guidance for navigating these tough, sometimes heartbreaking, challenges for families. This Lunch & Learn will be presented continue reading…

Overdose Loss Support Group – Ongoing

For persons grieving the overdose death of a loved one This is an ongoing support group, led by grief counselors from Hospice and Palliative Care of Greensboro’s Counseling and Education Center. The group offers the opportunity to: Talk about your loss with those who have had a similar experience. Face the unique challenges of the continue reading…

Suicide Loss Support Group – 2017

Suicide Loss Support Group For Persons Who are Grieving the Suicide Death of a Loved One This is an ongoing support group, led by grief counselors from Hospice and Palliative Care of Greensboro’s Counseling and Education Center. The group offers the opportunity to: Talk about your loss with those who have had a similar experience. Face continue reading…