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Widows’ Health & Wellbeing Day

June 14 at 9:00 am - 3:00 PM
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June 14 | 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

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Join us for a day dedicated to hope, healing, and empowerment at our second annual health and wellbeing event for widows.

Join us for a day dedicated to hope, healing, and empowerment at our second annual health and wellbeing event for widows. Designed to support those who’ve experienced the loss of a spouse, whether recently or in the past, this special gathering is an opportunity to engage with insightful speakers on holistic wellness, finding purpose, and igniting joy.

It’s a chance to connect with others who share your journey and understand your experiences. The event is designed to provide holistic support, offering insights, empowerment, transformative experiences, and the promise of new healthy beginnings.

Carolyn Moor, the visionary Founder of the Modern Widows Club, will open the event with an inspiring talk aimed at guiding you from grief to growth in a nurturing environment.

Here is the day’s full schedule of speakers/events:

9 AM
Empowering Your Widowhood Journey
Carolyn Moor, Founder, Modern Widows Club

9:30 AM
Widow Wellness Longevity Hacks
Marissa Magsino, MD, Functional Medicine Physician

10:30 AM
Healthy Travel Strategies for Widows
Janet Danio, Owner, ATEC Travel

11:15 AM
Nourish to Flourish: Dietary Tips for Empowered Healing After Loss
Tara Gidus Collingwood, Registered Dietitian Nutritionist

Noon – 1:30 PM
Community + connection with lunch, provided by Nourish Coffee Bar + Kitchen. Crosby Wellness Center group tours also available

1 – 1:25 PM
Carolyn Moor Book Signing
The Commons

1:35 PM
Basics of Tai Chi
Jamie Binkley, Crosby Wellness Center

2:15 PM
Panel Discussion: Finding Purpose and Meaning in Widowhood
With Carolyn Moor, Tara Collingwood, Bonnie Hansen, Cindy Price

2:55 PM
Closing remarks and raffle giveaways

Throughout the day, attendees will also have the opportunity visit with more than a dozen vendors and service organizations set up throughout the Center for Health & Wellbeing Commons.

This program is hosted by the Winter Park Health Foundation.

About the Presenter: 

Carolyn Moor is a widow advocate, Founder of Modern Widows Club nonprofit focused on holistic women’s health. She is pioneering widow support, solutions and research by designing socially innovative events, e-courses, programs and resources for the modern widow. She’s been featured on TED, Oprah Show, CBS Sunday Morning, Psychology Today, NPR and WSJ. She was selected by Orlando Magazine as 2022 Woman of the Year Honoree.

Her new book Inspire Connect Lead: Empowering Your Widow Mentoring and Leadership Gifts shares modern widow stories and insights she learned over 11 years of building Modern Widows Club nonprofit from grassroots to global organization focused on empowering widows to thrive with compassionate support to move from grief to growth. Launched from her Winter Park home in 2011 with two widows. Learn more on her Moor Thoughts blog and Healthy Widow Healthy Woman podcast.

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