Last week, on a very hot day in August, we found this little flower, growing in an Oakville parking lot, alone, a bit bedraggled, but standing strong, despite the reflected … Continue reading Keep Going
There was no sandy beach or ocean nearby but at least it felt like the Caribbean at Steph’s house this weekend! With the continuing summer heat, it was lovely to … Continue reading Caribbean Night at Steph’s
From time to time we like to post a few articles that we think might be of interest to our community. This time, our theme is managing through challenges – … Continue reading Summer Reads
Here’s some advice we can all use, no matter our age!
You may remember about a year ago, reading an article entitled “You Might Want To Marry My Husband,” written by Amy Krause Rosenthal. The article detailed her battle with ovarian … Continue reading Wisdom from Widower Jason B. Rosenthal
If you are a member or thinking about becoming a member, check out our 3 year retrospective video of all our members and events since we started. The video is … Continue reading A Look Back At Widowed Friends Over 3 Years!
Widowed Friends (WF) third anniversary was celebrated in great style last Sunday when over 70 members came together to catch up with each other, reminisce about the first meeting of … Continue reading Happy Anniversary To Us!
We all want to be happy, but for some of us who have lost a partner, that can sometimes be a challenge. At Widowed Friends, we think we’ve found one … Continue reading The Secret To Living a Fulfilling Life
You know spring has arrived when the golf course fills up with golfers after a long winter hiatus. Widowed Friends hosts bi-monthly golf evenings open to novice to more experienced … Continue reading It’s A Sign of Spring
Acclaim Health’s annual major fundraising event, Party with a Purpose, is May 4th at 6:30 p.m. at the Harbour Banquet Centre in Oakville. This fun event includes cocktails, a variety … Continue reading Help Support Acclaim Health & Carpenter Hospice!
Are you a Widow or Widower? Wanting to make new friends ? If so, we’d love to have you join us! Location: Hampton`s Restaurant & Bar 754 Bronte Rd, Oakville (1 block … Continue reading Widows & Widowers! Join Us Sunday, April 22nd!
If you’ve been looking for a way to help out in the community by volunteering, here are a couple of options from Acclaim Health. Check out their website for more … Continue reading If You Are Looking For A Way To Help, Acclaim Health Has The Opportunity
Many thanks to Donna for hosting a great St. Patrick’s Day potluck party yesterday! A big crowd turned out wearing their best green to celebrate the day and enjoy each … Continue reading St Patrick’s Day at Donna’s
If you are a member of Widowed Friends, you always have dinner plans! With so many events on the schedule, there is almost always a group of people meeting for … Continue reading Dinner Plans?
Here’s a Ted Talk lecture from psychologist Susan David who shares how dealing with emotions shapes everything that matters: our actions, careers, relationships, health and happiness. By dealing with life … Continue reading The Gift & Power of Emotional Courage
Do you wonder if your brain is still working as well as it used to function? Do you find yourself forgetting things or having trouble remembering details about a long … Continue reading Brain Fitness?
Thanks to everyone who turned out for our regular monthly Sunday Social, this month at Hampton’s in the Quality Suites Inn on Bronte Road. Congrats to Sara P who won … Continue reading Sunny Sunday in February
Sheesh! Here it comes again, the season of hearts and flowers and love, a difficult reminder for those who have lost their spouses. If this time of year brings you … Continue reading It’s Valentine’s Day….. Again
Just when you thought you’d never have to think about the whole dating scene again, it makes a surprise return, sometimes, following the loss of a spouse. Everyone adapts to … Continue reading How Soon Is Too Soon?