September 7, 2018 12:00 am America/Vancouver
Being the primary support for a loved one who is vulnerable or who has a disability can be an all-consuming and sometimes overwhelming experience. Some of us feel isolated, exhausted and disconnected from ourselves outside of our caregiving role.
This special weekend retreat was developed by and for family caregivers to allow for the chance to relax, rejuvenate and connect with other caregivers in a beautiful setting. The weekend involves a gentle schedule of activities including nature walks, painting and collaging, sharing stories, guided meditation, as well as alone time for personal reflection and relaxation. All delicious meals will be included.
We invite you to join with other caregiving individuals and couples who are looking for a renewed sense of self and deeper intimacy with their partners, friends, and community.
We hope that this opportunity will give you a chance to take a much deserved break from your busy lives, to relax and share the experience with other caregivers. There will be no expectation of you other than to enjoy yourself.
Friday, September 7 – Sunday, September 9, 2018.
Bowen Island, British Columbia
The Bowen Island Lodge
(Guest shuttle from the Bowen Ferry Terminal available)
*Please note that some financial aid is available. See The Diversity and Inclusion Fund information below for more details.
Single Occupancy: $300
Double Occupancy: $450
(Shared room: queen or two separate beds)
Rates are subsidized and include all meals, two nights accommodation, as well as any activities. We are extremely grateful for the generous donations that make this retreat so affordable! Please note that the accommodation at Bowen Island Lodge includes shared washrooms.
*Space is limited to 18 participants