Seminar on May 30, 2012 at The LIFE Center: “Navigating the Financial Maze During Grief”

“Navigating the Financial Maze
During Grief”
     Navigating Finances During Grief
There are five major financial changes brought about by the death of a loved one. Learn the techniques to effectively cope with these changes and come to a place of financial peace.

When: May 30, 2012
The Life Center
6:00 pm to 7:30 pm

6811 N. Central Ave. Tampa, FL 33604

Contact: The Life Center of Tampa

(813) 237-3114 or


Alder Allensworth

727-560-7502 or

Donation: $20.00

Presenter: Alder Allensworth, MM, LMHC, CFP®, RLP®,
has over thirty years of experience as a grief and a financial counselor. Personally, she has had cancer and has cared for dying family members. She walks the path of grief and has learned to use the signposts along the way. Her gentle teaching techniques will assist you in finding your way to
inner peace.

Posted in Adult, Individual members, Legal & financial, Organizational members, Programs

Alder Allensworth, MM, LMHC, CFP®, RLP® Life & Financial Counseling

Alder Allensworth,
Life and Financial Counseling

Posted in BCTB members Information & bios, Counselors and Psychotherapists, Individual members, Legal & financial

Camp Circle of Love (for grieving children ages 6-16)

A weekend camp for children who have experienced the loss of a loved one.

LifePath Hospice will be hosting its 20th Annual Camp Circle of Love for grieving children ages 6-16 who recently experienced the death of a loved one. Camp Circle of Love will be held at the Lakewood Retreat Center in Brooksville on April 27 –  April 29, 2012. This is a place for grieving children to share their feelings with others and remember their loved one while participating in activities such as swimming, sports, arts and crafts, and much more!

If you are interested in your child attending Camp Circle of Love please register before April 13, 2012.

How to Register

To apply and register for camp, please call LifePath Hospice at 813-877-2200.  Registration includes participating in an interview with a LifePath Hospice counselor, at which time an application and all necessary releases will be completed. A fee for camp based on income ($1 – $25 per child) is collected at that time. Registration is required for attendance. Children are accepted to participate in camp based on appropriateness and space availability. Following the interview, families will be notified as to each camper’s status regarding camp registration and attendance.

Posted in Camps, Children

Brewer & Sons Funeral Homes

Brewer & Sons Funeral Homes
South Tampa Location:
3328 S. Dale Mabry Hwy., Tampa, FL 33629
Telephone: 813-835-4991
Brewer & Sons Funeral Homes
Town ‘n’ Country Location:
7701 W. Hillsborough Ave., Tampa, FL 33615
Telephone: 813-887-4991
Posted in BCTB members Information & bios, Organizational members

Dr. Doka speaks on Generational Perspectives on End of Life Care Jan. 19, 2012

Left to right: Grace Terry, Dr. Ken Doka, Mary Carmody, Robin Leigh

We appreciate your attendance at Dr. Doka’s presentation on  Generations as Diversity.  The powerpoint slides are found at this link.  Generations as Diversity (FL 12) (2)
Thank you to the event sponsors.  Let’s plan to bring Dr. Doka back to Tampa again!


Merry Schoch with guide dog Kappy

Registration for Generations as Diversity

Posted in Adult, Continued Education & Training, End of Life, Programs

Life After Death Expert Raymond Moody Feb. 10 & 11



Posted in Adult, Programs, Spirituality & afterlife

Explore the Healing Arts — grief support workshop

The Life Center of the Suncoast is pleased to announce

a new series of classes to support our healing journeys as we

Explore the Healing Arts

Life and art are intertwined in special ways as we move toward personal growth and healing.  

Together we will discover creative ways to tap into our inner sense of well- being to heal and share our growth with each other through stress release, mindfulness skills, and the creative arts.

Join us for this unique opportunity on three consecutive Wednesdays from 3:00 – 4:30 PM

November 30,

December 7,

December 14, 2011

A tax deductible donation of $20 to the Life Center is suggested. The Life Center is located at 6811 N. Central Avenue, Tampa, FL. For more information, please call 813-237-3114.

Posted in Adult, bereavement, Healing Arts, Programs