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  • 2019 Mar 28

    Mindfulness Retreat for Experienced Practitioners (2-day course)

    12:00pm to 3:00pm

    Location: 

    114 Mt. Auburn St. Conference Room 406, Cambridge, MA

    Session One will be held on March 28 from 12-3 p.m. Session Two will be held on April 24 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

    Individuals who have established a regular meditation practice recognize that having the opportunity to practice for a sustained period of time, in a location generally removed from distractions, and with other like-minded individuals, is essential to deepening one’s practice and understanding of mindfulness.

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  • 2019 Apr 30

    Mindful Parenting

    11:00am to 12:30pm

    Location: 

    114 Mt. Auburn St. Conference Room 406, Cambridge, MA

    Bringing mindful attention to our skills as parents increases our capacity to form strong bonds with all the members of our family. This is because the practice of mindfulness cultivates the conditions of openness and receptivity in which communication and emotional connection naturally flourish. In this free workshop, we will learn about becoming more mindful people as well as more mindful parents, able to navigate the inevitable waves of joy and frustration that accompany every parent’s experience with a greater sense of ease.

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  • 2019 May 01

    Mindfulness 2.0 Deepening Practice (4-week course)

    12:30pm to 1:30pm

    Location: 

    114 Mt. Auburn St. Conference Room 406, Cambridge, MA

    Individuals who have previously participated in the multi-week mindfulness course or many of the individual applied mindfulness course, and who are now looking to expand their understanding of the principles and practices of mindfulness even further, are a perfect fit for this free course, which emphasizes practice and delving into students’ questions.

    In Mindfulness 2.0 a greater weight is placed on integrating a range of mindful practices into the fabric of daily life, and to examining...

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  • 2019 May 07

    Working Mind (Managers Only)

    10:30am to 12:00pm

    Location: 

    114 Mt. Auburn St. Conference Room 406, Cambridge, MA

    This is a unique training opportunity designed to teach techniques of mindfulness to managers (grade 56 and above) for use in their daily work. This free eight-week, classroom-based program provides mobile tools, guided meditations, small group support and weekly reminders to participants as they learn to practice meditation and other techniques to enhance focus, collaboration, and effectiveness. Pre- and post- self assessments, app-generated metrics and personalized reports will demonstrate participants’ progress and the impact of the program as a...

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  • 2019 May 07

    Senior Care Planning Webinar - Important Resources for Family Caregivers

    1:00pm to 2:00pm

    Location: 

    Online

    As family caregivers, we are often confronted with a confusing array of choices. How can you sort out the various senior living arrangements, in-home services and care options, so you can determine what’s best for your loved one? How do you find the right support for yourself so you can handle your caregiving responsibilities along with everything else? Learn about the long-term care landscape including resources and costs so that you can be an informed and proactive caregiver.

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  • 2019 Aug 06

    Senior Care Planning Webinar - Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia: Caregiving Challenges and Strategies

    1:00pm to 2:00pm

    Location: 

    Online

    There are more than 5 million Americans currently living with Alzheimer’s disease and more than 15 million family caregivers who help them in the U.S. Within the next 10 years, that number is projected to increase by 40 percent. This seminar will review the different forms of dementia, including Alzheimer’s, and signs your loved one may have the disease. Despite the devastating nature of Alzheimer’s disease, there are supports out there that can make a difference and help you continue to connect with your Mom or Dad. Learn about caregiving strategies and types of care that can improve...

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  • 2019 Nov 05

    Senior Care Planning Webinar - Maximizing Quality of Life as You Age

    1:00pm to 2:00pm

    Location: 

    Online

    Whether retirement seems far away or just around the corner, it’s important to maximize quality of life as we age. In order to do that, it’s helpful to consider how best to enhance wellbeing, independence and social connection. This seminar will cover topics such as livable communities, in-home supports, technology resources and the cost of long-term care.

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