Circle Focus – Scottsdale, AZ

 100 Words of Wisdom from the Scottsdale Daughterhood CircleThe Desert Daughters

During the six months we’ve been meeting, our Circle continues to evolve. We “Desert Daughters” guide each other along the broad spectrum of aging: mothers nearing end-of-life in nursing facilities; tough choices between aging in place and care homes; financial and legal planning for our parents; navigating the complexities of our healthcare system.

In our group, there is no leader. No formal agenda, no handouts, flipcharts or whiteboards. We spend an intimate hour together, sharing our experience and strength, our hopes and fears. We learn from the daughters who have weathered the storm as well as those new to the journey. And we find it’s okay to ask for help. We realize we’re stronger together when we face the challenging road ahead.

Amie McGraham,
Scottsdale, Circle


Upcoming Daughterhood Circle Meetings

Boise, ID

Mary Holden
Tuesday November 6th, 6:00 PM
Smokey Mountain Plaza, 1805 W. State St.
Boise, ID 83702

Scottsdale, AZ

Amie McGraham
Tuesday November 13th, 5:30 – 7:00 PM
Desert Flower Senior Living,
9185 E Desert Cove Ave., Scottsdale, AZ 85260

San Diego CA

Karen Van Dyke and Christine Lee
Thursday November 15th, 6:15 PM – 8:00 PM
Hera Hub Mission Valley 8885 Rio San Diego Dr #237,
San Diego, CA 92108

Northville/Novi, MI

LeAnne Stevens
Wednesday November 7th, 7:00 PM
Northville District Library, 212 West Cady St.
Northville, MI

Chicago, IL

Katie Livingston-Brock and Katie Klitchman
Tuesday November 13th
The Birches in Clarendon Hills, 215 55th Street,
Clarendon Hills, IL 60514

Baltimore, MD

Betsy Kurtz
Sunday November 18th, 11:00 AM
Baltimore Creative Counseling, 101 West Ridgely Road Suite 8A
Lutherville, MD 21093

 

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