Grief, support (and Ice Cream comforts!)

All are welcome to join GriefShare counselor Penny Lundstrom and SNAP on Monday, August 27, from 2 until 3:30pm in the Lutheran Church of the Foothills Activity Room. The special discussion (and some tasty refreshments!) will explore the various facets of grief, and tools which may help us process grief.

The LCF Activity Room is located at the Lutheran Church of the Foothills, 5102 N. Craycroft Road (at Territory). For more information: turtle-talk-news/ or email:

SNAP Ice Cream Social

Tour The Forum

September 11 Tour of The Forum at Tucson
Reserve by August 31 by emailing:

Bus Departs from Lutheran Church of Foothills (LCF) at 10:30 am
Returns to LCF Parking Lot at 3:00 pm
There is no cost for this tour and lunch.
Following the Tour, there will be a brief discussion at LCF.
Tour Limited to 30 persons – Reservations on First Come, First Serve Basis

Bus transportation will be departing at 10:30 am sharp from the Lutheran Church of the Foothills, 5102 N. Craycroft (at Territory). Please park in the lower parking lot. We’ll need Name, Address, Phone, email and number in party. E-mail info to:
or call the SNAPLine at 520-437-9556 to make a reservation.


SNAP Sept 11 Forum Tour

Creativity, Happiness and Caregiving: July 19

Thursday, July 19, 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm — SNAP’s Caregiver Support Group welcomes hospice nurse and multi-media artist Kaitlin Meadows, who will share insights and stories from 40 years experience using creativity to support caregivers and their loved ones. Brookdale Ventana Canyon, 5660 North Kolb.

In addition to her nursing and caregiving experience, Kaitlin is the founder of Kaitlin’s Creative Cottage in Downtown Tucson. SNAP is happy to welcome Kaitlin on July 19 — please join us!

SNAP July 19 Caregiver Support Meeting Kaitlin Announcement

Learning Skills to Reduce Clutter

SNAP area residents gathered to discuss hoarding behaviors that impact safety and other aspects of quality of life. Pima Council on Aging Client Services Specialist Jennifer Caragan led the discussion that explored ways to declutter both emotions and physical surroundings.

A workshop about Hoarding disorder education, to learn how to organize, purge and end the cycle of hoarding (HOPE) will be held for 10 weeks at the Abrams Public Health Center in Tucson. Registration is August 21, 2018, from 4:30pm – 5:30pm. More information will be posted shortly.

Photos below taken during SNAP’s June 25 Educational session. Thanks to PCOA’s Jennifer Caragan for leading the SNAP program!

Tips on De-Cluttering: June 25

If you’re interested in learning more about organizing and working your way through clutter, you’ll want to join us for this newsy session about hoarding:

Monday, June 25 from 2-3:30 pm
at the Lutheran Church of the Foothills
5102 N. Craycroft Road (at Territory)

Our guest speaker will be Jennifer Caragan, Client Services Specialist, Pima Council on Aging. For more information: