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Social Services and Support Groups - Week of December 9, 2019

Social Services and Support Groups





 
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Tuesday


December 2019
 2 p.m. 

"Ypsilanti Memory Cafe": We Care Connect recommended by Alzheimer's Association.

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Please Join We Care Connect Memory Cafe for snacks, activities and time to socialize. Call Monica or Shonda at the Ypsilanti Senior Center for more information at 734-483-5014
Ypsilanti Senior Center, 1015 N. Congress St., Ypsilanti. 734-483-5014. alz.org/mglc [map]


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Wednesday


December 2019
 11 a.m.  Free! 

Caregiver Support Groups: Alzheimer's Association.

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You're invited to join a caregiver support group in your community and talk with others who are experiencing the challenges of caring for a person living with memory loss. All groups meet monthly and are confidential, free, and open to the public. Anyone involved in caring for or loving someone with memory loss is welcome to join. Please call the chapter office if you have any questions or to confirm meeting date and location at 800-272-3900. Cancellation policy: If local adult education classes have canceled due to dangerous weather conditions, the support group will be cancelled.
Respite Available/$5.00 Optional lunch 12-1
Silver Maples, 100 Silver Maples Dr., Chelsea. Free. 800-272-3900. alz.org/mglc [map]


 2:30 p.m.  Free! 

Caregiver Support Groups: Alzheimer's Association.

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You're invited to join a caregiver support group in your community and talk with others who are experiencing the challenges of caring for a person living with memory loss. All groups meet monthly and are confidential, free, and open to the public. Anyone involved in caring for or loving someone with memory loss is welcome to join. Please call the chapter office if you have any questions or to confirm meeting date and location at 800-272-3900. Cancellation policy: If local adult education classes have canceled due to dangerous weather conditions, the support group will be cancelled.
Storypoint/Senior Living Communities, 6230 S. State Rd./Independent Living, Saline. Free. 800-272-3900. alz.org/mglc [map]


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Thursday


December 2019
 6 p.m.  Free! 

Caregiver Support Groups: Alzheimer's Association.

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You're invited to join a caregiver support group in your community and talk with others who are experiencing the challenges of caring for a person living with memory loss. All groups meet monthly and are confidential, free, and open to the public. Anyone involved in caring for or loving someone with memory loss is welcome to join. Please call the chapter office if you have any questions or to confirm meeting date and location at 800-272-3900. Cancellation policy: If local adult education classes have canceled due to dangerous weather conditions, the support group will be cancelled.
Cambrian Senior Living, 52365 10 Mile Road, South Lyon. Free. 800-272-3900. alz.org/mglc [map]


 7-9 p.m. 

Grief Support Group: Knox Presbyterian Church.

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It hurts when someone close to you dies. Find help at GriefShare.
Class runs 12 weeks but anyone can join at anytime.
$25 covers the workbook for the entire 12 weeks. Scholarships are available.
Knox Presbyterian Church, 2065 S. Wagner Rd. Donation. $25. 734-761-5669. frontdesk@knoxannarbor.org https://knoxannarbor.org/home/grow-connect/care/grief-support/ [map]


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Sunday


December 2019
 1 p.m.  Free! 

Pet Loss Support Group: Humane Society of Huron Valley.

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It's never easy to lose a pet, and when you consider them, as we do, a member of the family, the loss can be difficult and extremely sad.
HSHV and Blue Dog Counseling have partnered to provide a support group on preparing for and dealing with the loss of a pet.
Colleen O'Brien, founder of Blue Dog Counseling, is an expert at developing creative therapeutic interventions to support individuals, couples, families, and other groups. Her personal commitment to animal welfare, her own experience as a devoted pet owner, and a passion for supporting people led her to create Blue Dog Counseling. Côlleen is dedicated to providing a safe, open, and creative space for discussion. A place where you can take time for yourself.
$10 donation is suggested.
Humane Society of Huron Valley, 3100 Cherry Hill Rd. Free. Donations accepted. colleen@bluedogcounseling.com www.hshv.org/events [map]



 3:30-5 p.m. 

"Balancing Work and Motherhood": Ann Arbor Baby Beginnings.

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Sometimes called the "fifth trimester" the transition back to work brings many new challenges for mom. Balancing work, family, and relationships can be tricky! Join us for this facilitated workshop where we discuss the challenges of working outside of the home, and provide tips for keeping your sanity. Meet other moms in similar situations and learn their go-to strategies. Snacks provided!
You are welcome to come with or without baby-we will have age appropriate toys available.
December topic: Travel and Holidays. With the holiday season quickly descending upon us, how do you manage travel with your baby or toddler? What tips to do you have for packing and traveling either by air or car? Learn tips for dealing with holiday stress, and not becoming overwhelmed!
A2B2 Headquarters, 2311 East Stadium Suite 202-2. $15. 734-221-0158. info@annarborbabybeginnings.com http://www.annarborbabybeginnings.com/class-schedule-and-registration/balancing-work-and-motherhood-december-meetup [map]







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