De-stress for the holidays! In this four-part workshop, aromatherapist, master herbalist, and personal trainer Barbara DeMartini Smith will teach the basics of essential oils and group meditation techniques. Session I will concentrate on making and using your own essential oils, and sessions II, III, and IV will feature mediation and aromatherapy. Wednesday nights in December from 6:30 pm to 8 pm. All supplies included. Space is limited and registration is required. Please call the desk at 914-737-0010 to register. The Field Library // 4 Nelson Avenue // Peekskill, NY, 10566
Research continues to emphasize the positive effects that this Japanese practice has on our health. Join us for a meditative, slowly-paced walk led by an experienced guide through Teatown’s meadows and woodlands. For Adults. Members Free, Non-members $7. Programs require pre-registration. To register, visit teatown.eventbrite.com or call 914-762-2912 x 110.
Are you caring for someone with Alzheimer’s disease? You don’t have to face it alone. Sharing with others who understand can bring relief and help everyone who participates. Our groups are open to the public. This is a free program for early-stage caregivers. For more information and to register, please call Debbie Kagan-Birkeland, Alzheimer’s Association, 845.639.6776.
Each day brings a breaking news story of sexual misconduct. Whether from those in the entertainment industry, tech, or politics, sexual misconduct touches every industry and every community. Join the Center for Sexual Assault Crisis Counseling and Education for a conversation on the differences of sexual harassment and sexual assault, how to talk to your children about sexual misconduct, and how we can all best support victims of abuse.
Darien Library is proud to cosponsor this event with The Center for Sexual Assault Crisis Counseling and Education.
Music Socials are open to all individuals with middle-stage Alzheimer’s disease and their family care partners – no matter their county of residence. The socials provide an opportunity for those with Alzheimer’s disease or a related dementia and their family caregivers to socialize in a safe environment with Melinda Burgard, certified music therapist. So, come out and meet some new friends every fourth Wednesday of the month. For more information or to reserve a place (required), please call Elizabeth Johnson, Alzheimer’s Association care consultant, at 800.272.3900.
Support Connection, Inc., a not-for-profit organization that provides free, confidential support services for people affected by breast and ovarian cancer, offers a Toll-Free Telephone Support Group for women with advanced stage, metastatic or recurrent breast cancer on the 1st Monday of each month. From the comfort of your own home speak with other women nationwide who have been diagnosed with advanced stage breast cancer. Know you are not alone; share information, medical advancements and support. For instructions to register for this group please call Support Connection at 914-962-6402 or 800-532-4290 IN ADVANCE.
Support Connection, Inc., a not-for-profit organization that provides free, confidential support services for people affected by breast and ovarian cancer, offers a Support Group on the 1st Wednesday of each month at Northern Westchester Hospital @ Chappaqua Crossing in Chappaqua NY. Open to women with breast, ovarian or gynecological cancer. We all know there are many common factors to any cancer diagnosis. Join other women who have also been diagnosed as we discuss all stages of diagnosis, treatment and post-treatment. ADVANCE REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. Call Support Connection at 914-962-6402 or 800-532-4290.