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
Looking for happiness after loss can be a challenge, but one way to renew happiness might be in finding new experiences that build memories to share with family and friends. … Continue reading Collecting Moments
We are thrilled to announce we are expanding the Widowed Friends community to Milton, Ontario! We’ve heard from so many people that they would like to be part of our … Continue reading Hello Milton!
Widowed Friends know how to celebrate! It was Steph’s birthday and a big crowd came out to help her celebrate the big day. Thanks to everyone’s participation and to the … Continue reading Happy Birthday Steph!
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!
The third year anniversary of Widowed Friends (WF) is coming up May 27th and it feels pretty significant this year as the group continues to evolve and grow. We thought … Continue reading 3 Years Strong……& Growing
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
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?
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?
The first Sunday social get together of 2018 kicked off last week at Ricky’s All Day Grill in Burlington, with a crowd of over 40 attending. With most of the … Continue reading Sunday at Ricki’s
“Walking with a friend in the dark is better than walking alone in the light.” Helen Keller Loneliness can often be a widow or widowers new companion following the loss … Continue reading Walking Each Other Home, Part 2