Wellness Support for You, Financial Support for Ukraine

A member of the Bainbridge Prepares’ Wellness Team, Pamela Malo, and colleagues have come up with a way to enhance wellness for the community that also sends much-needed financial assistance to Ukraine. Blossom is a weekend of online wellness workshops March 26–27. More than ten practitioners are volunteering their time so that 100 percent of … More Wellness Support for You, Financial Support for Ukraine

Community Health Coordinator Addresses BI Senior Center

The newly hired Bainbridge Island Community Health Coordinator, Kelsey Lynch, recently addressed the Bainbridge Island Senior Center Community via BISC’s Something to Talk About podcast. Something to Talk About‘s host Katie Auger interviewed Lynch about her work. Lynch explained that as part of the Bainbridge Island Police Department, she assists in active calls involving mental health … More Community Health Coordinator Addresses BI Senior Center

Wellness Team Publishes Stress-Relief Tool for Frontline Workers

The Bainbridge Prepares Wellness Team has just released a new publication to help frontline workers during the COVID-19 pandemic and, in fact, during any large-scale emergency. The publication details ten strategies for stress relief. For each strategy, the team has listed exercises and specific practices. For example, the second strategy—Practice Mindfulness as Relaxation—is accompanied by … More Wellness Team Publishes Stress-Relief Tool for Frontline Workers

Connections Cafe Links Parents During COVID

When the pandemic hit, Raising Resilience—a local organization whose mission is to use parenting education, connections, and resources to help families thrive—had to figure out how to continue to support families during social distancing. The result? Connections Cafe, “a free virtual Cafe to help our parenting community come together (while keeping their distance) to process and … More Connections Cafe Links Parents During COVID