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Embracing Aging

Embracing Aging

Conversations related to aging such as finding joy and meaning in life, maintaining independence and social connections, managing health and financial issues, and managing emotions and mental health.

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Only 3 spots left!

Start Date: Within next 3 months

6 Zoom sessions | 75 minutes each

Confidential | Each Tuesday 8 PM IST

Small group, 6-8 people

Led by a therapist- Sanjana

INR 3500 for India-based participants | INR 6000 for participants outside India | INR 500 Cashback for full attendance

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Goals of the Group

The goals of the ""Embracing Aging"" support group are:
a) To create a safe and supportive space for older adults
b)To offer coping strategies and resources for navigating aging challenges
c) To encourage engagement in activities that bring joy and fulfilment
d) To promote understanding and empathy about the unique challenges older adults face
e) To provide support for managing health, finances and emotions.
f) To foster new relationships and connections
g) To explore and discuss societal attitudes and stereotypes related to aging.
The overall goal of the group is to create a supportive community that empowers older adults to navigate the challenges of aging and find joy and fulfilment in their journey.

Who is the group for?

This group is for older adults who are looking to embrace their aging journey and navigate life's challenges with a supportive community. You could be living with family or living alone. You could be still working or enjoying your retired life. You could be dealing with a specific challenge - like dealing with a chronic health condition or grieving the loss of a loved one. It's a safe space and we have something for everyone

What will we talk about?

a) Finding joy and meaning in life - Importance of finding joy and fulfilment in life as one ages, and explore ways to explore new hobbies and interests, volunteer and stay engaged.
b)Explore different types of loss older adults may experience and discuss coping strategies.
c) Navigating Family Dynamics - Explore strategies for communicating effectively, setting boundaries, and finding support.
d) Managing Health and Financial Issue
e) Maintaining Independence and Social Connections
f) Exploring Societal Attitudes and Stereotypes
g)Managing Emotions and Mental Health

  • I felt energized and relieved. My group helped me think differently—and clear some hurdles—that I had in my mind.

    Vimla

    68 years

  • My grandson signed me up. It’s been a pleasant surprise. The group that I’m in has a really great spread of individuals with various backgrounds, the structure allows me to expand outside of my usual friendships.

    Kailash

    63 years

  • During the pandemic, I felt isolated because I was living alone. My group helped me realize that I’m not alone in my experience and it doesn’t make me ‘less than’

    Pushpa

    60 years

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Meet your Facilitator

Sanjana Kishore

Sanjana Kishore is a Counselling Psychologist. She works as an associate therapist in Sneh Therapy as well as a private practitioner. Her professional journey has included her practicing in school and hospital settings.

Her stance as a therapist is intersectional, feminist, trauma informed and queer affirmative. She has experience working with adults and adolescents who are dealing with concerns surrounding neurodivergence, suicidal ideation, depression, anxiety, interpersonal conflict, self-exploration, gender dysphoria and body image concerns. She also works with couples.

FAQs

What are soulUp groups?

At SoulUp, you'll meet people who get what you're going through and might be living some of the same realities. People looking for extraordinary conversations, just like you.

✔️ Small group, 6-8 people

✔️ Every meeting led by a world-class facilitator

✔️ Weekly 75-minute online video sessions

What happens in a group session?

While the format can vary as per topic, here’s a flow that most sessions follow

Check In. Participants check-in with each others' feelings and answer the prompt given by the facilitator if any.

Conversation. Your facilitator will guide the group in a free-flowing conversation—with the goal of sharing openly, talking honestly, and deep emotional connection.

Check Out. Participants share what they're taking away from the session.

What am i going to get out of this?

Participants say that they feel heard, understood, more in control, and a feeling that you’ve got people rooting for you. By talking about your emotions and what's going on in your life, you'll realise that you're not alone and get ideas for how to improve your situation.

How long has soulup been around?

SoulUp was founded in Feb 2022 by Punita Mittal and Mahak Maheshwari - a team of IIT Delhi and IIT Bombay with more than 20 years of combined healthcare experience. SoulUp is redefining mental health through groups that are effective, but also fun, social, and challenging.

What's SoulUp's refund policy for Groups?

1. After you have registered for the group and you'd like to opt out:
- Full refund if you cancel 30 days before the group start date.
- 50% refund if you cancel 16-30 days before the group start date.
- No refund if you cancel 0-15 days before the group start date.

2. If SoulUp cancels a group, we will refund the entire signup fee.

3. If SoulUp reschedules a group by more than 2 weeks, we will inform you and give you an option to opt out and get a full refund.

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