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Seasons of Care, a Day for Caregivers with Mary Vaccaro
Sat, April 29, 2017, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM EDT
Being a caregiver is one of the most challenging and rewarding experiences that life can offer. It comes to us in seasons. Join Mary Vaccaro, Spiritual Care Coordinator, Kindred Hospice (formerly Gentiva Hospice), for a time to explore and reflect on these seasons of caring. This will be a time for caregivers to relax, reflect and regroup, through stories, silence, prayer, nature, music, art and humor. Lunch is included.
Mary Vaccaro has lived in Grand Rapids for most of her life, serving in a variety of ministries within the Catholic Diocese of Grand Rapids for nearly thirty years, most recently at Dominican Center at Marywood and the Catholic Information Center. Since 2013, she has been a Spiritual Care Coordinator for Kindred (formerly Gentiva) Hospice. She holds a BA in Religious Studies from Aquinas College and an MA in Pastoral Ministry from Boston College. In June 2011, Mary's mother moved into her home sharing life and "Seasons of Caring" with her until her death in May 2016.