Programs Offered

All programs listed take place at the Goldstone Caregiver Center located at Danbury Hospital. New Milford and surrounding community members are welcome to attend.

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Caregiver Support Group

Being a Caregiver can be incredibly rewarding. It can also be one of the most difficult and isolating times a person can go through. If you are caring for a family member and have ever experienced frustration, sadness, guilt or anxiety through your caregiving journey, you are not alone. Take the opportunity to meet other caregivers to share your experiences, and learn strategies to reduce your stress. Please RSVP to Miranda Dold if you plan to attend either or both sessions.

Grief Recovery Method® Grief Support Group

his group meets for eight weeks and offers a step by step action program for moving beyond death, divorce, and other losses. Group members are expected to attend all sessions. To register or for further information contact Chaplain Beryl Knudsen, Certified Grief Recovery Specialist® at 203-739-7135 OR


Meditation has been shown to help decrease anxiety and stress, and promote a sense of well-being. Join Chaplain Noelle D’Agostino for a guided mediation for rest, renewal and reflection. All staff and visitors are welcome to attend. No sign-up necessary. Takes place in the Goldstone Caregiver Center Quiet Room.

Chair Yoga

Yoga relieves stress, creates calmness in the mind and body while promoting improved overall health, well-being and strengthening of the immune system. NO EXPERIENCE REQUIRED! Participants will be guided through relaxing breathing techniques and simple yoga poses and stretches while being seated in a chair. Facilitated by two volunteer Caregiver Coaches of the Goldstone Caregiver Center: Mary Ann Petrilena, 200 hour Yoga Alliance Certified Teacher, Certified Yoga for Cancer Instructor, and founder of Well Aligned Yoga, and Liz Winson, 200 hour Yoga Alliance Certified Instructor and Licensed Physical Therapist.


Qigong utilizes movement, breath, sound and visualization to bring balance and harmony to our system. It integrates body, mind and spirit, releases stress and usually produces a relaxation response. (This is not recommended for women who are pregnant.) Facilitated by Debra Cappock-Clegg, RN, MQP. Please RSVP to Miranda Dold. Takes place in the Goldstone Caregiver Center Conference Room.

For more information about the above, please contact Miranda Dold, LCSW, Manager and Social Worker of the Goldstone Caregiver Center (Phone) 203-739-7888 ext. 1 OR (Email)