Meet the Doc
Lumara’s Founder & Executive Director, Dr. Heather Mohan, provides a glimpse into compassionate communities while interviewed on location at one of our Camp Kerry family bereavement retreats in British Columbia in 2014.
Bob Kirstiuk reflects on his late wife, Kerry Glade Kirstiuk; her battle with cancer and how she would influence Dr. Heather Mohan to create the first family bereavement retreat program in Canada, “Camp Kerry”.
Camp Kerry Alumni, Jamie, is an inspiring grandmother who is tasked with parenting her grandchild. In this video Jamie offers a glimpse into her experiences and the gratitude she now feels.
Victor is an extraordinary father of two young children. In this video, he reflects on some of his experiences as a participant in some of the Society’s programs.
Julie has one daughter and has been volunteering with our medical team for the past couple of years. Julie reflects on her experiences as both a participant and volunteer.
Ali has been actively involved with our programs since 2008; initially as a participant and then as a volunteer. Find out how our compassionate community has helped Ali and her family.
Ron is a master percussionist and perhaps one of the best drum circle facilitators around. His ability to connect with people of all ages who are walking through grief is exceptional. Listen to some of what Ron has to say about his experience of participating at Camp Kerry for the past ten years.
Meet Ruth & Lily
We are proud to introduce Ruth and her daughter Lily – two of our outstanding peer mentors.
In this powerful video one of our Peer Mentor families – the Riel’s – discuss how Music Therapy improved their lives after the death of their loved one. Music Therapy is deeply rooted in our programs.