July 25th, 2017

GSN Community Links - Spouse

Support Groups

Widowed Too Young
A weekly no-cost facilitated peer to peer support group composed of widows and widowers
between the ages of 20 and 65.
Meetings are from 6:30 to 8:00 PM
2nd, 3rd, and 4th Wednesday of each month at:
St. Joseph Medical Center
1000 Carondelet Drive
Kansas City, MO 64114
Community Center Entrance - West side of Hospital
6:30 – 8:00 PM

Contact Linda at 913-486-0520 with questions or to confirm meeting dates.

Brunch Bunch
1st and 3rd Saturdays:
Denny's
10480 Metcalf Ave
Overland Park, KS  66212

2nd and 4th Saturdays:
Denny's
10480 Metcalf Ave
Overland Park, KS  66212
Contact: Bonnie Apple @ (913) 839-8369 or at (913) 653-4549

Skillbuilders: Education & Support for Widows, Widowers, and Caregivers
Education and support for widows, widowers, and care givers. Although classes are designed for newly widowed persons, anyone may attend. No pre-registration is necessary. Meetings are free.

Tuesdays
Sept 17 to Nov 26
9:45 - 10:00 AM : Coffee, Meet, Greet, Support
10:00 - 11:50 AM : Program
The Palmer Center, Craft Room 218A
Independence, MO
Contact Steve Hamilton: (913) 648-1520

Thursdays
Sept 12 to Nov 21
9:45 - 10:00 AM : Coffee, Meet, Greet, Support
10:00 - 11:50 AM : Program
Tomahawk Ridge Community Center, 11902 Lowell Boulevard, Overland Park, KS
Contact Steve Hamilton: (913) 648-1520

Thursdays
Sept 12 to Nov 14
10:00 - 11:30 AM
Drury Place, 1510 St Andrews Dr, Lawrence, KS
Contact: Pattie Johnston - Lawrence Public Library - (785) 843-3833
Contact: Paul Reed - Visiting Nurses - (785) 843-3738 


Fridays
Sept 27 to Nov 22
9:30 - 9:45 a.m. Coffee, Meet, Greet, Support
9:45 - 11:20 a.m. Program
Platte County Resource Center, Board Room
11724 NW Plaza Circle, Kansas City, MO 64153

2014 Fall Skillbuilders Lawrence Schedule
(Overland Park - Page1, Platt County - Page 2, Independence - Page 3)

Overland Park, KS  66212
Contact: Bonnie Apple @ (913) 839-8369 or at (913) 653-4549

Widowed Support
Meets Every Tuesday
No charge to participate
Rolling Hills Presbyterian Church
9300 Nall Ave
Overland Park, KS  66207
Contact: Bill @ (913) 406-8430 - OR - Marietta @ (913) 851-9944



Web Pages

Widow Net
www.widownet.org
Widownet is an information and self-help resource for, and by, widows and widowers.

Widow Source
www.widowsource.com
Widowsource provides information for widows with a variety of topics.

Grief and Renewal
www.griefandrenewal.com
This site is dedicated to the belief that our personal grief can lead to our personal growth and a widening of awareness and caring for all of those around us who suffer loss.


Book Recommendations:

A Grief Observed by C.S. Lewis (2009)

Healing After Loss: Daily Meditations for Working Through Grief by Martha Whitmore Hickman (1994)

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