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Friday, September 08, 2017 10:00 am

A Morning Out with GPAA

Grosse Pointe Artists Association invites the elderly in the community and their caregivers to A Morning Out. The program is FREE and open to all elderly persons with caregivers, including those with dementia.
Closing date: Friday, December 15, 2017 12:30 pm

Saturday, September 16, 2017 08:30 am

Certified Dementia Care Practitioner's Course - 7 CEUs

This is the required seminar for those who qualify and are pursuing Certified Dementia Practitioner certification or who just want to further their knowledge in the area of dementia care.
Closing date: Saturday, November 11, 2017 08:00 am

Wednesday, October 04, 2017 09:00 am

Play Central

A weekly drop-in play program that allows children to be active and caregivers to socialize at an indoor setting. Enjoy sessions featuring arts & crafts, circle times and more.
Closing date: Thursday, May 31, 2018 09:00 am

Thursday, October 19, 2017 07:00 pm

Aging Parents? Strategies to Remain Conflict-free

Families with aging parents face a multitude of issues and concerns. Learn how to resolve conflicts and work together within your family to put primary focus on the elderly family member(s).
Closing date: Thursday, October 19, 2017 07:00 pm

Wednesday, October 25, 2017 06:30 pm

Planning Strategies for the Modern Family

Join Pointe Professionals as we explore the solutions unique to today's "modern family" dynamic. Topics to be discussed include: financial planning, multi-faceted insurance issues, real estate planning, estate planning, elder law and other subjects we all need to understand!
Closing date: Wednesday, October 25, 2017 06:30 pm

Wednesday, November 01, 2017 06:30 pm

When Aging Parents Need Your Help

When aging parents need your help there are many tough conversations to have and questions to be answered. Attend this panel presentation for advice about caring for aging parents from people who have experience in the field and understand what you're going through.
Closing date: Wednesday, November 01, 2017 06:30 pm

Thursday, November 02, 2017 07:00 pm

Living on Purpose

A workshop designed to help you find more of a purpose in the employment sector of your life, the volunteer aspects, hobbies or anything else.
Closing date: Thursday, November 02, 2017 07:00 pm

Sunday, November 05, 2017 01:30 pm

PFLAG Meeting

Monthly support meetings include a speaker on relevant LGBTQ educational and advocacy topics, support group conversations, light refreshments and socializing.
Closing date: Sunday, November 05, 2017 01:00 pm

Thursday, November 09, 2017 02:00 pm

The Silent Epidemic: A Conference on Suicide

The 2017 Conference on Suicide will focus on the following key themes: research and therapeutic modalities, youth and education, veterans and active military, suicide prevention in the workplace, surviving suicide: a journey of healing and hope. Presenters include college professors, military general, psychologists and Judy Collins who will speak on suicide prevention and perform a benefit concert.
Closing date: Wednesday, November 08, 2017 12:00 pm

Thursday, November 09, 2017 06:30 pm

The College Preparation Process for Parents and Students

"Know How to Go" introduces students and parents to the college exploration process including academic and non-academic components. Examines the elements of college application know-how and familiarity with financial aid. "Using Online College Resources" demonstrates a variety of college research resources. Attendees are invited to bring their own device and interact with sites.
Closing date: Thursday, November 09, 2017 07:15 pm

Thursday, November 09, 2017 07:00 pm

Help Your Child Get Ready for Kindergarten

Hear "How to Foster a Journey of Life-Long Learning." This special presentation will help to clarify what children need academically, socially & emotionally in order to be prepared for kindergarten.
Closing date: Thursday, November 09, 2017 07:00 pm

Wednesday, November 15, 2017 07:00 pm

Digital Distractions: How to Find a Balanced Relationship with Technology

Many of us feel distracted, disconnected and overwhelmed with technology and information overload. Join Dr. Lori Warner for a thought-provoking talk about mindful media use for you and your family, learning to improve physical and mental health through a balanced relationship with technology.
Closing date: Wednesday, November 15, 2017 07:00 pm

Saturday, November 18, 2017 09:30 am

Survivor of Suicide Loss Day

Survivor Day is the one day a year when people affected by suicide loss gather around the world at events in their local communities to find comfort and gain understanding as they share stories of healing and hope.
Closing date: Saturday, November 18, 2017 09:00 am

Thursday, November 30, 2017 06:00 pm

HOLLYFEST 2017

Save the date for HOLLYFEST, our popular holiday benefit. You'll enjoy time for socializing while bidding on silent auction items at the Grosse Pointe Yacht Club. Dinner, live auction and more make an evening to remember.
Closing date: Thursday, November 30, 2017 12:00 pm

Sunday, December 03, 2017 01:30 pm

PFLAG Meeting

Monthly support meetings include a speaker on relevant LGBTQ educational and advocacy topics, support group conversations, light refreshments and socializing.
Closing date: Sunday, December 03, 2017 01:00 pm