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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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September 2017
Free

Special Offerings: Men & Grief

September 27 @ 8:30 am - 11:30 am
Casa de la Luz, 7740 N. Oracle Road, Bldg. 7760
Tucson, AZ 85704 United States
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This 3-hour group offers a special opportunity for support to men grieving the loss of a loved one.  Workshop facilitator: Frank Williams, Ph.D.  Pre-registration required. These sessions are offered to provide support especially for persons living with the loss of a Loved One, but are open to all who wish to join us.  For more information and to pre-register, we ask that you call Sally or Carol at (520) 544-9890.  

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October 2017
Free

Healing Journeys Support Groups: Tuesday Mornings

October 3 @ 10:00 am - November 28 @ 11:30 pm
Casa de la Luz, 7740 N. Oracle Road, Bldg. 7760
Tucson, AZ 85704 United States
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Northwest Tucson Groups For adults after the loss of a loved one Fall 2017 Groups (Registration required /space is limited)* Every Tuesday morning at 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. October 3 to November 28, 2017 (No group on Tuesday, November 21) 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…

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Free

Mind-Body Medicine Skills Group for Grieving Adults

October 3 @ 3:00 pm - November 28 @ 4:30 pm
Casa de la Luz, 7740 N. Oracle Road, Bldg. 7760
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, October 3 – November 28, 2017, 3-4:30 p.m. (No group on November 21) 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 (and marathon) of grieving is very often physically and emotionally exhausting. We are heartsick, sick with grief, heartbroken. Research has found that although a normal and natural…

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Healing Journeys Support Groups: Wednesday Mornings

October 4 @ 9:00 am - December 6 @ 10:30 am
St. Francis in the Foothills Church, 4625 E. River Road
Tucson, AZ 85718 United States
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Northeast Tucson Groups For adults after the loss of a loved one Fall 2017 Groups (Registration required /space is limited)* Every Wednesday morning at 9:00 a.m.  to 10:30 a.m. October 4 to December 6, 2017 (No group on Wednesday, October 11 and November 22) 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.…

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Healing Journeys Support Groups: Wednesday Evenings

October 4 @ 6:00 pm - November 29 @ 7:30 pm
Casa de la Luz, 7740 N. Oracle Road, Bldg. 7760
Tucson, AZ 85704 United States
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Northwest Tucson Groups For adults after the loss of a loved one Fall 2017 Groups (Registration required /space is limited)* Every Wednesday evening at 6:00 p.m.  to 7:30 p.m. October 4 to November 29, 2017 (No group on Wednesday, November 22) 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…

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Healing Journeys Support Groups: Thursday Afternoons

October 5 @ 2:00 pm - November 30 @ 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 Fall 2017 Groups (Registration required /space is limited)* Every Thursday afternoon at 2:00 p.m.  to 3:30 p.m. October 5 to November 30, 2017 (No group on Thursday, November 23) Vistoso Memorial, 2285 E. Rancho Vistoso Boulevard, 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 or…

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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.