All of us can agree that 2020 has been full of difficulties and challenges. Crises can occur on a personal and a communal level; they can be physical and emotional. Many people have struggled—but have also grown—during this challenging year by tapping into their inner strength and unique approach to spirituality to find peace, hope and a renewed sense of direction in their lives. In this program, you will explore through interactive group discussion your inner life and how various spiritual practices have helped you cope with the many challenges of 2020.
By participating in this program presented by Certified Aging in Place Specialist Laura Capp and Licensed Mental Health Counselor Alison Issen, you can expect to:
- reflect on and share what spirituality means to you and how you have experienced it in your life.
- share self-care strategies and spiritual practices you have used to survive and thrive in times of crisis.
- consider how a crisis provides opportunities for personal and spiritual growth that can strengthen us—even embolden us—to move forward beyond the immediate crisis to make the world a more unified, holistic place.
Special Instructions: Participants are encouraged to bring paper and a writing utensil for journaling.
This program is presented by Laura Capp and Alison Issen and is hosted by the Winter Park Health Foundation.
How to join the Zoom Program:
Upon registration for this program, you will receive two emails:
- One email from Eventbrite: you can either disregard this email or save it for your records. No action needed with this message.
- One email from the Center for Health & Wellbeing: this email will contain your link to join the Zoom meeting. Simply select the link and the Zoom Meeting will launch. Please allow yourself five – 10 minutes before program start to launch Zoom and confirm your technology is properly working.
For troubleshooting and other Zoom-related questions, please email us at email@example.com
By participating in this program, you agree to the CHWB’s Gracious Space policy.
About Your Program Presenters
Laura Capp is a certified Aging in Place Specialist (CAPS). She has held this role since 2012. She most recently served as the founding director of Neighbors Network, a senior village in Winter Park, FL. She has held senior positions at the Area Agency on Aging of Central Florida and Lighthouse Central Florida/Lighthouse Works. Capp is frequently requested as a speaker and facilitator on issues and best practices related to aging, caregiving, lifelong learning, social entrepreneurship, and elder-friendly communities. She holds a master’s degree in Teaching and is a graduate of the Crummer Management Program at Rollins College.
Alison C. Issen is a licensed mental health counselor and a registered nurse. She has taught psychology at the college level and worked in the field of health and wellness for more than 35 years, including more than 14 years of hospice and oncology work. Issen holds a master’s degree in Clinical Psychology from the University of Central Florida.