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Grief can be caused by many things. The Lake Oswego Adult Community Center is offering a special program to learn how to deal with grief.

COURTESY PHOTO  - Grief specialist Georgena Eggleston will share how to work through grief at a workshop taking place at 6 p.m. Sept. 10 at the LOACC.

At the Lake Oswego Adult Community Center we recognize that death is complicated for the living. Sure, there are the details of organizing the funeral, and clearing out the house, but there are also emotions to be dealt with.

Every death brings emotions, feelings and grief. Even the loss of a prominent figures you've never met can stir up a multitude of emotions of childhood, parents, friends and the lost dream of becoming a rock star yourself.

A loss can put you into a spiral of grief that feels never-ending.

As part of our Living Well talk series the ACC has invited grief specialist Georgena Eggleston to present at the center at 6 p.m. Sept. 10. Georgena acknowledges we often feel at a loss when trying to heal our past hurts or when dealing with our unresolved grief. Receive permission, assurance, practical guidance to discover where emotional pain lives in your body, and how to release it and replace the thoughts that keep you stuck. Georgena has experienced her share of heartache and is dedicated to help others with grief. And grief is not just about death, but any loss such as divorce, joblessness and illness. Get the tools from Georgena to begin healing the hurt. There is a $5 fee. Register today.

The lunch menu this week features Cobb salad on Friday, Aug. 16; chicken burritos on Monday, Aug. 19 and Italian sub sandwiches on Wednesday, Aug. 21. Cost is a suggested donation of $4 for those 60 and over and $5 for everyone else.

The LOACC is located at 505 G Ave., Lake Oswego, 97034. A list of activities and support groups can be found on our website, loacc.info, using the menu found on the left side of the website, click on "Activities" and "Services" for more details. Call 503-635-3758 to register for classes, events, make lunch reservations or schedule a massage.

Maria Bigelow is a program supervisor at the Lake Oswego Adult Community Center.


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