BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 PRODID:-//PYVOBJECT//NONSGML Version 1//EN BEGIN:VEVENT UID:events.uid.1201@www.discovernikkei.org DTSTART:20060712T000000Z DTEND:20060712T000000Z DESCRIPTION:CONTACT: Donna Ogura / Rev. Bryan Siebuhr\n Midwest Buddhist Temple\n 312-943-7801\n \n FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE\n \n \n FREE MIDLIFE & BEYOND SEMINAR SERIES\n FOURTH OF FIVE-PART SERIES\n \n \nThe Family Institut e at Northwestern University and the Cognitive Neurology and Alzheimer’s Disease Center at Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine is presenting a “Midlife and Beyond Seminar Series” free and open to the public which will be sponsored by the Midwest Buddhist Temple. The se ries of five seminars will be held at the Midwest Buddhist Temple\, 435 W. Menomonee St. in historic Old Town. The dates\, times and titles of the remaining two seminars are:\n \nWednesday\, July 12\, 2006\, 7 to 8:30 p.m . – “Living After Loss of Your Parent”\npresented by Michele Wolff\, MSMFT\n \nThursday\, Aug. 3\, 2006\, noon to 1:30 p.m. – “Rethinking Retirement: Renewing a Sense of Balance and Purpose in Your Relationships and Your Life” presented by Karen Krefman\, LMFT\, and Michele Wolff\, M SMFT\n \nThe fourth of the five-part series\, titled “Living after Loss of Your Parent\,” will be held on Wednesday\, July 12\, 2006\, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. and will be presented by Michele Wolff\, MSMFT\, a clinical sta ff member at The Family Institute Northwestern University.\n \nLosing a pa rent is one of life’s most traumatic events. A loss of such significanc e takes its toll both mentally and physically – a roller coaster of emot ions that may feel overwhelming and even frightening at times. Adult chil dren are often left wondering how they can heal from such a devastating lo ss compounded by the worry about the well-being and longevity of the survi ving parent.\n \nThis seminar\, presented by The Family Institute at North western University\, will address the sensitive topic by exploring loss an d the process of grieving and healing. Michele Wolff will discuss how you can travel the journey of mourning while still honoring the memory of you r parent and balancing other life demands. She also will discuss practica l techniques to help a surviving parent re-engage in life. This seminar w ill highlight how you can draw upon family\, personal and spiritual resour ces during the bereavement process. They will provide a safe and supporti ve environment to explore how to heal after the loss of a parent.\n \nAlth ough the Midlife & Beyond Seminar Series is free\, it is requested that re gistration be made by calling the Midwest Buddhist Temple at 312-943-7801 to ensure proper amount of handouts will be available. For further inform ation either visit the temple’s Web site\, <a href="http://midwestbuddhi sttemple.org/">midwestbuddhisttemple.org</a> or call the temple office at 312-943-7801.\n \n# # #\n \nJune 26\, 2006 SUMMARY:Part Four of Five-Part Free "Midlife & Beyond" Seminar Series URL:/en/events/2006/07/12/free-midlife-beyond-seminar/ END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR