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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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April 2018

Healing Journeys Support Groups: Tuesday Mornings

April 3 @ 10:00 am - May 29 @ 11:30 am
Casa de la Luz Conference Center, 7740 N. Oracle Road
Tucson, AZ 85704 United States
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Northwest Tucson Groups For adults after the loss of a loved one Spring 2018 Groups (Registration required /space is limited)* Every Tuesday morning at 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. April 3 to May 29, 2018 (No group April 17)   Casa de la Luz Hospice, 7740 N. Oracle Road (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…

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Mind-Body Medicine Skills Group for Grieving Adults

April 3 @ 3:00 pm - June 5 @ 4:30 pm
Casa de la Luz Conference Center, 7740 N. Oracle Road
Tucson, AZ 85704 United States
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An 8-week course to learn tools for self-care, optimal health, healing and transformation Tuesdays, April 3 – June 5, 2018, 3:00p.m. - 4:30 p.m (No groups on May 8 or May 15) A loved one dies. We grieve. Grief is the normal and natural response to a loss.  And death, loss and grief are stressful.  The emotional roller coaster marathon of grieving is very often physically and emotionally exhausting.  We are heartsick and heartbroken. Research has found that although a…

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Healing Journeys Support Groups: Wednesday Evenings

April 4 @ 6:00 pm - May 23 @ 7:30 pm
Casa de la Luz Conference Center, 7740 N. Oracle Road
Tucson, AZ 85704 United States
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Northwest Tucson Groups For adults after the loss of a loved one Spring 2018 Groups (Registration required /space is limited)* Every Wednesday evening at 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. April 4 to May 23, 2018 Casa de la Luz Hospice, 7740 N. Oracle Road (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 email Sally at 544-9890,…

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Healing Journeys Support Groups: Thursday Afternoons

April 5 @ 2:00 pm - June 7 @ 3:30 pm
Vistoso Memorial, 2285 E. Rancho Vistoso Blvd.
Oro Valley, AZ 85755 United States
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Northwest Tucson Groups For adults after the loss of a loved one Spring 2018 Groups (Registration required /space is limited)* Every Thursday afternoon at 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. April 5 to June 7, 2018 (no groups April 19 & May 10) Vistoso Memorial, 2285 E Rancho Vistoso Blvd, Oro Valley *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…

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Healing Journeys Support Groups: Wednesday Mornings

April 11 @ 9:00 am - June 6 @ 10:30 am
St. Francis in the Foothills Church, 4625 E. River Road
Tucson, AZ 85718 United States
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Northwest Tucson Groups For adults after the loss of a loved one Spring 2018 Groups (Registration required /space is limited)* Every Wednesday morning at 9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. April 11 to June 6, 2018 (No group May 16) St. Francis in the Foothills, 4625 E River Rd. *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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May 2018

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

May 18 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Casa de la Luz, 7740 N. Oracle Road, Bldg. 7760
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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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.