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Educational Opportunities

Casa de la Luz Hospice is committed to providing education and support to healthcare professionals, caregivers, and the community.

  • Speakers’ Bureau

    Casa de la Luz Hospice is proud to offer free education and support to community organizations through our Speakers’ Bureau. Our expert presenters are available to discuss a wide range of topics from healthcare planning and caregiving issues to stress management and palliative treatment modalities. Click here to download a handout about our Speakers’ Bureau. Contact Meredith Ford at 520.544.9890 or via our online contact form to schedule a speaker for your organization.

  • Annual Educational Conference

    Each year in November, the Casa de la Luz Foundation hosts an educational conference addressing end of life care issues.

  • Resource Library

    Our online resource library provides downloadable handouts for personal use.

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May 2019

Healing Journeys Support Groups: Tuesday Mornings

May 21 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Casa de la Luz Conference Center, 7740 N. Oracle Road
Tucson, AZ 85704 United States
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Northwest Tucson Group For adults after the loss of a loved one Spring 2019 Groups Now Forming (Registration required /space is limited)* Every Tuesday morning, 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. April 2, 2019 - May 21, 2019 Casa de la Luz Hospice Conference Center, 7740 N. Oracle Rd., Bldg #7760 *When calling to reserve your space, please indicate a first & second choice for groups. All groups may not be offered if there is not full enrollment. Please call or…

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Eastside Offerings Support Group

May 23 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
St. Michael and All Angels Episcopal Church, 602 N. Wilmot Rd.
Tucson, AZ 85711
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St. Michael and All Angels Episcopal Church - Fourth Thursday of the month Drop-In Support Group For adults after the loss of a loved one Facilitator: Christy Noriega When:  Fourth Thursday of the month Starting May 23th - December 26th (GROUP WILL NOT MEET IN NOVEMBER) Time: 10:00 am - 11:30 am   If you are interested in a 1 on 1 appointment with Christy please call / email Christy at (520) 544-9890  ChristyN@casahospice.com  for more information. All support groups…

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Healing Journeys Support Groups: Thursday Afternoons

May 23 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Vistoso Memorial, 2285 E. Rancho Vistoso Blvd
Oro Valley, AZ 85755 United States
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Northwest Tucson Group For adults after the loss of a loved one Spring 2019 Groups Now Forming (Registration required /space is limited)* Every Thursday afternoon, 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. April 4, 2019 - May 23, 2019 Vistoso Memorial  - 2285 E. Rancho Vistoso Blvd. Oro Valley, AZ *When calling to reserve your space, please indicate a first & second choice for groups. All groups may not be offered if there is not full enrollment. Please call or email Sally…

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June 2019

Eastside Offerings Support Group

June 6 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Christ Presbyterian Church, 6565 E. Broadway Blvd
Tucson, 85710
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Christ Presbyterian Church -  First Thursday of the month Drop-In Support Group. For adults after the loss of a loved one Facilitator: Christy Noriega When:  First Thursday of every month Starting May 2nd - December 5th (GROUP WILL NOT MEET IN JULY) Time: 10:00 am - 11:30 am   If you are interested in a 1 on 1 appointment with Christy please call / email Christy at (520) 544-9890 / ChristyN@casahospice.com for more information. All support groups are open to…

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Special Offerings – The Power of Words: Kind Communication and Grief

June 8 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Casa de la Luz Hospice, 7740 N. Oracle Road
Tucson, AZ 85704 United States
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Workshop facilitator: Jeannette Maré, Executive Director of Ben's Bells Project. A common complaint from grieving people is the "things people say." Kindness expert and linguist, Jeannette Maré, will lead a conversation on understanding why people struggle with condolence and how grieving people can advocate for the support they need. Using humor and storytelling, Jeannette will share her experiences with kindness and grief and how we can work together to make our communities stronger and more connected by improving our kind…

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Eastside Offerings Support Group

June 13 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Congregation Chaverim, 5901 E. 2nd St.
Tucson, AZ 85711
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Congregation Chaverim - Second Thursday of the month Drop-In Support Group For adults after the loss of a loved one Facilitator: Christy Noriega When:  Second Thursday of the month Starting May 9th - December 12th Time: 10:00 am - 11:30 am   If you are interested in a 1 on 1 appointment with Christy please call / email Christy at (520) 544-9890 or ChristyN@casahospice.com for more information. All support groups are open to the community and free of charge. However,…

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Educational Courses

Focus on Caring Educational Series

  • Challenging Geriatric Behavioral Issues

    Attendees will identify the complex dynamics of cognitive impairment, and learn strategies for managing difficult behaviors.

  • Communicating Well: Skillfully Addressing Issues At End of Life

    Attendees will learn effective ways to address end of life issues with medical professionals, caregivers, and families.

  • Dealing with Complex Family Dynamics

    In this class, individuals discover insight and tools to recognize and deal with complex family dynamics.

  • Developing Cultural and Social Sensitivity

    In this class, individuals will identify current cultural and social maps that define and inform how we deal with the dying process. Participants will review tools to provide culturally appropriate care.

  • Hospice 101

    Participants will learn about the comprehensive support provided through hospice care, who qualifies for hospice, and how to access services. (Continuing education credits are not available for this class.)

  • Pain Management

    This class provides caregivers an understanding of the causes of pain, how to assess pain, and strategies for dealing with pain using traditional and non-traditional methods.

  • Self-Care

    Caregivers will develop tools to find physical, emotional, psychological, and spiritual balance and well-being as they care for others.

  • The Journey of Grief

    This class offers an understanding of the issues of grief and loss that are inherent at the end of life. Attendees will explore their strengths and inner resources to help empower those facing loss.

  • Understanding Legal and Ethical Issues As We Age

    This class assists individuals in understanding and preparing for the important legal and ethical decisions that they might face at the end of life.

  • Understanding the Dying Process

    Attendees will explore the multiple dimensions of the dying process and how to serve those who are dying with increased awareness and sensitivity to their unique needs.

Disclaimer: Casa de la Luz periodically offers certified classes for continuing education credits for assisted living facility managers. Check our calendar of events for upcoming classes.