Casa de la Luz Hospice is committed to providing education and support to healthcare professionals, caregivers, and the community.
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.
Our online resource library provides downloadable handouts for personal use.
Northwest Tucson Groups For adults after the loss of a loved one Winter 2018 Groups (Registration required /space is limited)* Every Tuesday morning at 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. January 9 to February 27, 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,…Find out more »
An 8-week course to learn tools for self-care, optimal health, healing and transformation Tuesdays, January 9 – February 27, 2018, 3-4:30 p.m 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 normal and natural process, the prolonged emotional response to the…Find out more »
Northwest Tucson Groups For adults after the loss of a loved one Winter 2018 Groups (Registration required /space is limited)* Every Wednesday evening at 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. January 10 to February 28, 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,…Find out more »
Northwest Tucson Groups For adults after the loss of a loved one Winter 2018 Groups (Registration required /space is limited)* Every Thursday afternoon at 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. January 11 to March 1, 2018 Santa Catalina Catholic Church, 14380 N Oracle 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 at 544-9890, SallyS(at)casahospice.com for information,…Find out more »
Workshop facilitator: Christy Noriega, Bereavement Counselor Mystical experiences often occur when someone is dying and to the bereaved. This workshop will explore the varying experiences from near-death to deathbed visions as well as the connections we may continue to have with our deceased loved ones. Through the sharing of our stories we will explore how these experiences may shape the meaning of our lives and the way we experience our own individual grief journey. Participants are welcome to bring any…Find out more »
Workshop facilitator: Frank Williams, Ph.D. This 3-hour group offers a special opportunity for support to men grieving the loss of a loved one. 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.Find out more »
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.
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.)
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.
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.