Virtual program to offer help to caregivers from La Crosse area

LA CROSSE, Wis. (WKBT) — A virtual program next week will offer a helping hand to those more used to helping others.

The Franciscan Spirituality Center is hosting a virtual event for caregivers from all walks of life, including parents, health care providers, educators and human services workers.

Gregory LovellLocal educator and mindfulness advocate Greg Lovell will present “The Heart of Self-Care” from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, June 5, via Zoom videoconferencing. Cost is $25, with a portion of the proceeds to be donated to La Crosse WAFER and ELCA World Hunger relief.

Register at or 608-791-5295.

Participants will learn about the concepts of self-care and mindfulness, experience guided practices and gain tools for personal use. There will be time for discussion, reflection and small-group conversation.

Lovell is an area educator and presenter on mindfulness, social-emotional learning and self-care with more than 15 years of experience. He is the behavioral interventionist at Holmen Middle School, and his professional interests include neuropsychology, motivation, social-emotional learning and trauma.

The Franciscan Spirituality Center welcomes people of all faith backgrounds and traditions.