Children’s and Parents’ Program

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.

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Time to Talk

Talk with others who understand cancer

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.

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COMPASS for the Caregiver

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.

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For Caregivers Only

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.

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Living with a Cancer that May Never Go Away Meet-up

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.

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Time with Cindy

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.

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Supportive Conversations

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.

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Men’s Group

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.

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