January Virtual Training – Sold Out!

** NOTIFICATION ** We are officially sold out for our first CircleTalk™ Virtual Leader Course! Please join us for our next CircleTalk™ Virtual Leader Course coming up in May 2020. Details can be found on our website at – https://www.circletalk.org/ This course is available as a 5 module virtual learning experience. Participants will be guided […]

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Making Friends as a Lifelong Skill

We are all human beings. A short tutorial on making friends from Gerda Here is Gerda, one of the most fearless people I know when it comes to staying involved in what I call the social fabric of a community. Gerda, living at home until recently, typifies the person that we describe today as being […]

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Being Invisible to Each Other

Being invisible to each other – We can do better. Recently, we convened a CircleTalk™ circle at a large apartment building where many of the residents had been neighbors for a long time. After our second group, I observed two of the men (Circle members) waiting for the elevator to get back to their respective […]

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What makes life significant?

In 2014 Atul Gwande published his seminal book on end of life values and perspectives by the medical establishment. Let’s return to this except from the introduction and ask: Are we making headway in the fight to disrupt what is referred to as “the terror of isolation”? At CircleTalk™, we believe that connection, belonging and […]

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Dear CircleTalk

I am so glad that I decided to make the investment in myself to take the CircleTalk Leader Course. This has not only benefited me personally and professionally, but it has made a tremendous difference to older adults that I am serving. On a personal level, I have always wanted to know how to facilitate group […]

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Circles Work – Here’s How

Meet Doris. Her daughter Mary is sitting next to her as Doris shares that she experienced complete isolation and loneliness when moving from her community of a lifetime to a senior residence. Flash forward… here is Doris 3 weeks after joining CircleTalk. Her social life has changed from disconnection to belonging; from isolation to connection and community. We never would have known […]

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Active Circles – Help them grow!

Active Circles We are so excited to share with you that there are many active Circles in the Denver and Boulder area (and beyond) and the list, and numbers served, is growing! People are interested in this program because of the need, and because it works. CircleTalk alleviates loneliness by bringing people together – and the results are astounding. […]

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