Wellspring Calgary offers a Children’s and Parents’ Program that brings parents and their children together for networking, conversations about having cancer in the family, and for tools to help cope with and express feelings.
Time to Talk is a gathering intended to provide just that, time to talk with people who understand what it is to have cancer. The Wellspring program leader begins each meeting with a TEDTalk or a short YouTube video, followed by deep and meaningful discussion.
COMPASS for Caregivers is a multi-session supportive workshop designed by Caregivers Alberta, to help caregivers balance their own wellness with the needs and demands of caring for a loved one.
For Caregiver’s Only is a half day workshop designed to offer support, information and respite for those in a caregiving role. Participants enjoy the opportunity to connect with others who are in a care partner role, while gaining relevant information and learning about a variety of resources they may find helpful.
Wellspring Calgary members are offered the opportunity to sample three energy-based modalities, including Healing Touch, Reiki and Therapeutic Touch, performed in a safe space with vetted volunteers who are certified energy practitioners.
These meetup sessions offer a safe space for members with a cancer that may never go away and their caregivers, to connect with others walking a similar road and have real conversations about coping with uncertainty, managing the physical and emotional aspects of cancer, and exploring perspectives on death as part of life.
The Indigenous Cancer Sharing Circle is a monthly gathering for Indigenous adults living with cancer and caregivers.
Time with Cindy is a monthly session where participants gather to reflect on their experiences and share ways to transcend the inevitable times of loss and suffering.
Supportive Conversations is an informal gathering over tea and snacks open to any participants who wish to connect with other individuals on a wellness journey.
Men living with cancer are invited to participate in a non-judgmental, pressure-free group where they find there is strength and comfort in listening and sharing with peers. Join a safe and supportive space for sharing stories, challenges, and dreams, along with a few laughs.