Adult Daughters Caring for their Mothers
Address mother-daughter relationship issues which are unique to this caregiving role. This group is open to all women who are involved in providing support for their mothers in their homes, in facilities or long distance. Facilitated by Carin Mack, MSW, and Jane B.G. Tornatore, Ph. D. Meets at the GSC the 1st Wednesday of each month. Sep 3, Oct 1, Nov 5, Dec 3; 4-5:30pm.
Support and resources for family caregivers of those living with dementia. Meets at University Congregational Church: 4515 16th Ave NE. Meets Sep 17, Oct 15, Nov 19, Dec 17; 1:30-3pm.A partnership with:
Provides education, resources and coping skills to family members and caregivers of those living with Parkinson’s disease. Meets at GSC the 2nd Tuesday of each month. Sep 9, Oct 14, Nov 11, Dec 9; 1-2:30pm.
Early Stage Memory Loss
For those diagnosed with mild memory loss issues. Support group meets 1st Tuesday of each month to discuss coping, communication and other areas of concern. Screening with Carin required before participation. Call 206.230.0166 for details. Sep 2, Oct 7, Nov 4, Dec 2; 10:30am-noon.A partnership with:
ESML Caregiver Support Group: Spouses
Monthly group for any spouse who is a caregiver of someone with early stage memory loss. Meets at GSC on the 3rd Tuesday of each month. Sep 16, Oct 21, Nov 18, Dec 16; 10:30am-noon. A partnership with:
After the age of 65, many older adults are living alone. New challenges and issues can arise that we may be uncertain how to handle. Come to share experiences and thoughts. Meets at GSC. Sep 3 & 17, Oct 1 (Special Talk: Crime Prevention at Home) & 15, Nov 5 (Special Talk: Exercises to Support Independence) & 19, Dec 3 & 17; 11am-noon.
Senior Parents Of Adult Children With Mental Illness
Explores resources, education and coping skills related to mental illness, alcohol and addiction problems. Meets at Crown Hill United Methodist Church, 8500 14th Ave NW, Sep 9, Oct 14, Nov 11, Dec 9; 10am-noon.
Hoarding Support Group
3rd Thursdays, Sep 18, Oct 16, Nov 20, 6-7pm or 7-8pm. $10 suggested donation.
Gretchen Glass, MA, Marriage and Family Therapist from the Community Psychiatric Clinic, is the facilitator for this Hoarding Support Group. Support for loved ones affected by hoarders provided from 6-7pm, followed by a support group for those who are struggling to overcome their own hoarding behaviors from 7-8pm. All are welcome to attend regardless of payment. RSVP is suggested but not required by phone at 253.444.8469.
Weight Loss Support Group
2nd Wednesdays, Sep 10, Oct 8, Nov 12, Ongoing, 2:30-4pm. Free.
Join Christine Davidson, registered dietician from Neighborcare Health, for this monthly group supporting participants in losing weight and keeping it off. Topics include meal planning, healthy snack ideas, tips to boost metabolism and how to build exercise into your routine. Call 206.548.2940 if you have questions about this group.