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Wednesday, May 2, 2018

Horizon Grief Resource Center, 11400 W Lake Park Drive, Milwaukee WI 53224

Book Discussion: Understanding Your Grief

1:00-3:00pm

Wednesdays March 7th---May 16th 1:00—3:00 pm (Not meeting 4/18/18)

This 10 week book discussion will explore Alan Wolfelt’s Ten Touchstones of Grief. You will receive a copy of the book Understanding Your Grief and the corresponding journal. We will be reading one chapter per week.

Register by Friday February 16th in order to have time to read the first chapter before the first meeting. Register by calling Horizon Grief Center at (414) 586-8383. Free workshop. Minimum of three people registered to run this book discussion.

Thursday, May 3, 2018

Horizon Grief Resource Center, 11400 W Lake Park Drive, Milwaukee WI 53224

Second Phase Death of a Spouse/Partner Support Group

10:00-11:30am

Individuals progress from the Death of a Spouse/Partner Support Group into this group with permission from the facilitator. Please contact the facilitator, Kayla Waldschmidt, at (414) 586-8328 with questions. 

Horizon Grief Resource Center, 11400 W Lake Park Drive, Milwaukee WI 53224

Death of a Spouse/Partner Support Group

12:30-2:00pm

This on-going support group is for people whose spouse/partner has died.

This group is free of charge and does not require a commitment to attend a certain number of sessions.

Please arrive 15-20 minutes early the first time you attend a support group to fill out the opening paperwork (this must be completed prior to attending group).

People who arrive 5 minutes after group begins will not be allowed to enter.

Call us at (414) 586-8383 if you have questions.

Monday, May 7, 2018

Horizon Grief Resource Center, 11400 W Lake Park Drive, Milwaukee WI 53224

Gentle Yoga Class

9:15-10:45am

This is a gentle yoga class aimed at stress reduction through stretching, movement, breathing, and meditation. This class if for all ages and all abilities. All poses will be modified for any body. Class can be done in a chair. Class is taught by certified yoga teacher Pat Hartman from Copper Tree Yoga Studio.

Class Dates: Mondays, 9:15—10:45 am. Contact Horizon Grief Resource Center at (414) 586-8328 for six week session dates. Or see the schedule at http://horizonhomecareandhospice.org/about-horizon/calendar/. The class will not be meeting on January 1st, April 30th, May 28th, September 3rd, and October 1st.

Location of Class: Horizon Grief Resource Center, 11400 W Lake Park Drive, Milwaukee WI 53224

Cost is $66 per 6 week session;  $60 for 5 class pass (expires in two months); or $14 per class. 

Tuesday, May 8, 2018

Horizon Grief Resource Center, 11400 W Lake Park Drive, Milwaukee WI 53224

Gong (Relaxation/Meditation)

10:00-11:00am

Join Kathy Zvara, RYT, 3HO, who is trained in playing the gong for a wonderful liberation of the soul.

Gong (meditation) is a simple technique of influencing the body, soul and mind that helps us raise our own awareness of ourselves, of our needs, hopes and expectations. Bringing us one step further to accomplishing harmony, energy balance, and spiritual uplifting.

 

No experience necessary, this is an opportunity for you to make those shifts in your life and your being you have been looking to make.

 

This experience is received lying down in a comfortable position. You will need to bring: something to lay down on (a yoga mat or blanket) as well as a blanket to cover up with (as most people get cold lying on the floor during meditation).

 

Investment in yourself: $15 pre-pay / $20 day of (please note that simply signing up for the session does not qualify as prepay) Register and pay at: https://coppertree.karmasoftonline.com/member/workshops/3515/book. Under “workshops”, select “Gong Bath (Relaxation/Meditation) at Horizon”. If you need assistance registering, please contact Horizon at (414) 586-8383.

 

 

Location of Gong: Horizon Grief Resource Center,  11400 W Lake Park Dr., Milwaukee, WI 53224 

 

Dates: Gong is offered the 2nd Tuesday of the Month, 10:00—11:00 am. Please arrive 10 minutes early to get settled.  In 2018, Gong will be held on February 13th, March 13th, April 10th, May 8th, June 12th, July 10th, August 14th, September 11th, October 9th, November 13th, and December 11th. 

Wednesday, May 9, 2018

Horizon Grief Resource Center, 11400 W Lake Park Drive, Milwaukee WI 53224

Book Discussion: Understanding Your Grief

1:00-3:00pm

Wednesdays March 7th---May 16th 1:00—3:00 pm (Not meeting 4/18/18)

This 10 week book discussion will explore Alan Wolfelt’s Ten Touchstones of Grief. You will receive a copy of the book Understanding Your Grief and the corresponding journal. We will be reading one chapter per week.

Register by Friday February 16th in order to have time to read the first chapter before the first meeting. Register by calling Horizon Grief Center at (414) 586-8383. Free workshop. Minimum of three people registered to run this book discussion.

Thursday, May 10, 2018

Horizon Grief Resource Center, 11400 W Lake Park Drive, Milwaukee WI 53224

Second Phase Death of a Spouse/Partner Support Group

10:00-11:30am

Individuals progress from the Death of a Spouse/Partner Support Group into this group with permission from the facilitator. Please contact the facilitator, Kayla Waldschmidt, at (414) 586-8328 with questions. 

Horizon Grief Resource Center, 11400 W Lake Park Drive, Milwaukee WI 53224

Death of a Spouse/Partner Support Group

12:30-2:00pm

This on-going support group is for people whose spouse/partner has died.

This group is free of charge and does not require a commitment to attend a certain number of sessions.

Please arrive 15-20 minutes early the first time you attend a support group to fill out the opening paperwork (this must be completed prior to attending group).

People who arrive 5 minutes after group begins will not be allowed to enter.

Call us at (414) 586-8383 if you have questions.

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Horizon Grief Resource Center, 11400 W Lake Park Drive, Milwaukee WI 53224

Earth Friendly Burials

2:00pm

One of the most significant parts of end-of-life planning is deciding what will happen to our bodies after we die. Traditional funerals take a heavy toll on our environment. Many people think there are only two options – either traditional burial or cremation. But there is another way that is friendlier to the environment. Penn Engebose, Board Member for Natural Path Sanctuary, will give a presentation on green burials and answer your questions.

 

Workshop Dates: Wed. May 16 2:00 pm

Location: Horizon Grief Resource Center, 11400 W Lake Park Drive, Milwaukee WI 53224

Cost: Free

Registery by Wednesday May 16th by calling Horizon Grief Resource Center at (414) 586-8383

 

Bio

Penn Engebose has extensive experience in business administration, performing in a variety of roles. For the last twenty years she has been Hospital Manager for Lakeside Animal Hospital.

Beyond her professional endeavors, Penn is a reliable and dedicated volunteer in the community having served as an ESL tutor, a hospice companion, and a volunteer for event planning and fundraising. She is currently the Board Secretary for Natural Path Sanctuary, a nature preserve burial ground also known as a green cemetery located in Verona, WI. Penn is a staunch advocate of environmental protection. She is equally passionate about equity in education and job opportunities for immigrants, minorities, and women.

 

Thursday, May 17, 2018

Horizon Grief Resource Center, 11400 W Lake Park Drive, Milwaukee WI 53224

Second Phase Death of a Spouse/Partner Support Group

10:00-11:30am

Individuals progress from the Death of a Spouse/Partner Support Group into this group with permission from the facilitator. Please contact the facilitator, Kayla Waldschmidt, at (414) 586-8328 with questions. 

Horizon Grief Resource Center, 11400 W Lake Park Drive, Milwaukee WI 53224

Death of a Spouse/Partner Support Group

12:30-2:00pm

This on-going support group is for people whose spouse/partner has died.

This group is free of charge and does not require a commitment to attend a certain number of sessions.

Please arrive 15-20 minutes early the first time you attend a support group to fill out the opening paperwork (this must be completed prior to attending group).

People who arrive 5 minutes after group begins will not be allowed to enter.

Call us at (414) 586-8383 if you have questions.

Monday, May 21, 2018

Horizon Grief Resource Center, 11400 W Lake Park Drive, Milwaukee WI 53224

Gentle Yoga Class

9:15-10:45am

This is a gentle yoga class aimed at stress reduction through stretching, movement, breathing, and meditation. This class if for all ages and all abilities. All poses will be modified for any body. Class can be done in a chair. Class is taught by certified yoga teacher Pat Hartman from Copper Tree Yoga Studio.

Class Dates: Mondays, 9:15—10:45 am. Contact Horizon Grief Resource Center at (414) 586-8328 for six week session dates. Or see the schedule at http://horizonhomecareandhospice.org/about-horizon/calendar/. The class will not be meeting on January 1st, April 30th, May 28th, September 3rd, and October 1st.

Location of Class: Horizon Grief Resource Center, 11400 W Lake Park Drive, Milwaukee WI 53224

Cost is $66 per 6 week session;  $60 for 5 class pass (expires in two months); or $14 per class. 

Thursday, May 24, 2018

Horizon Grief Resource Center, 11400 W Lake Park Drive, Milwaukee WI 53224

Second Phase Death of a Spouse/Partner Support Group

10:00-11:30am

Individuals progress from the Death of a Spouse/Partner Support Group into this group with permission from the facilitator. Please contact the facilitator, Kayla Waldschmidt, at (414) 586-8328 with questions. 

Horizon Grief Resource Center, 11400 W Lake Park Drive, Milwaukee WI 53224

Death of a Spouse/Partner Support Group

12:30-2:00pm

This on-going support group is for people whose spouse/partner has died.

This group is free of charge and does not require a commitment to attend a certain number of sessions.

Please arrive 15-20 minutes early the first time you attend a support group to fill out the opening paperwork (this must be completed prior to attending group).

People who arrive 5 minutes after group begins will not be allowed to enter.

Call us at (414) 586-8383 if you have questions.

Monday, May 28, 2018

Horizon Grief Resource Center, 11400 W Lake Park Drive, Milwaukee WI 53224

Horizon Grief Resource Center Closed

Horizon Grief Resource Center will be Closed on May 28th in Honor of Memorial day.

Thursday, May 31, 2018

Horizon Grief Resource Center, 11400 W Lake Park Drive, Milwaukee WI 53224

Second Phase Death of a Spouse/Partner Support Group

10:00-11:30am

Individuals progress from the Death of a Spouse/Partner Support Group into this group with permission from the facilitator. Please contact the facilitator, Kayla Waldschmidt, at (414) 586-8328 with questions. 

Horizon Grief Resource Center, 11400 W Lake Park Drive, Milwaukee WI 53224

Death of a Spouse/Partner Support Group

12:30-2:00pm

This on-going support group is for people whose spouse/partner has died.

This group is free of charge and does not require a commitment to attend a certain number of sessions.

Please arrive 15-20 minutes early the first time you attend a support group to fill out the opening paperwork (this must be completed prior to attending group).

People who arrive 5 minutes after group begins will not be allowed to enter.

Call us at (414) 586-8383 if you have questions.