The New Mexico Aging and Long-Term Services Department (ALTSD) hosts the annual Conference on Aging, November 17-18, 2021. Over the past 43 years, the Conference has hosted countless speakers and presenters who have graced their stages to share remarkable stories, best practices, and innovations. New Mexicans from across the state converge on the conference, boasting of 1,500 to 1,800 attendees each year. This year, to keep participants safe, the conference will be virtual with presenters from all across the state coordinating their workshops via video and streaming. For more information, including a schedule of events, visit the website, or call 505-948-9266.
Ghost Ranch presents Winter virtual workshop Artist’s Eye, Writer’s Voice with Elizabeth Fihel and Susan Tillett, January 24-27, 2022. This idea-filled, four, two-hour session writing workshop provides inspiration, color, conversation, and connection to usher in an artful new year. We draw on images and ideas from Georgia O’Keeffe, Ansel Adams, Henri Matisse, Frieda Kahlo, and Sam Francis, among others, to deepen the conversation between art and writing. We’ll use guided writing activities, fresh prompts, vivid paintings and photographs, supportive coaching, … Read More
Ghost Ranch presents Winter virtual workshop Navigating Paths of Transition in Life’s Journey with Jeannie Bowman, January 5-26, 2022. This 4-day class will explore the pathways that have brought you to this moment in time, and how to navigate the more difficult ones while appreciating those which are not so traumatic. Quaker educator and spiritual director Jeannie Bowman will lead the class through practical and useful strategies for coping, spiritual practices for releasing and healing the past, recognizing the in-between … Read More
Ghost Ranch presents Winter virtual workshop Singing In Our Winter Light with Virginia Schenck and Ruth Cunningham, January 22, 2022. Winter Light allows new beginnings, a deepening of self, a brightening of song! Explore the art of spontaneous creation and improvisation and join in the joy of singing together in chants and songs of all sorts. This virtual Singing Journey Retreat will allow time and space to expand the parameters of one’s own voice. All voices welcome! Single session Saturday, … Read More