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Hospice of Michigan Offers Variety of Grief Support Groups This Fall

Detroit, September 18, 2014 – Hospice of Michigan will offer a variety of free support groups in Southeast Michigan this fall focused on dealing with grief.

Each of the groups will provide a safe and supportive environment for participants to express their feelings and better understand the grief process as they deal with the death of a friend or family member.

Support groups include:

  • Living On, this ongoing group is held on the first and third Thursday of the each month at HOM’s Detroit office, 400 Mack , from 1-2:30 p.m. and also on the second Tuesday of each month at Oakwood Hospital, 33155 Annapolis, in Wayne from 2-3:30 p.m.
  • Caregivers Support, this ongoing group is held on the second Tuesday of each month at HOM’s Southfield office, 26957 Northwestern Hwy, Suite 140, from 1-2:30 m.
  • Grief Support, this ongoing group is held on the third Tuesday of each month at Eton Senior center, 4900 Pardee, in Dearborn Heights from 1-2:30 m.
  • Healing Hearts, Loss of Spouse, held on Wednesday, 1 at Northville Community Center, 303 W. Main St., from 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m. Participants will hear an encouraging story of love and survival from Ron Gries, author of Through Death to Life, as he shares his thoughts about the loss of his wife.
  • Journey Through Grief, this five week series offering insights and coping skills for an adult’s journey through grief, will be held on Thursdays beginning 2 and ending Oct. 30 at HOM’s Detroit office, 400 Mack Ave., from 6-7:30 p.m.

Advance registration is required for all groups and events. To register, contact Jackie Morris at 313.578.6328.

Hospice of Michigan also offers workshops and group presentations to schools, churches, businesses and communities dealing with a loss, to help them understand the grieving process.

Visit hom.org or contact Morris for additional details.

 About Hospice of Michigan
A nationally recognized leader in end-of-life care, Hospice of Michigan is the original – and largest – hospice in the state. The non-profit cares for more than 1,700 patients each day, raising more than $4 million each year to cover the cost of care for the uninsured and underinsured. HOM offers a broad range of services to enhance the quality of life at the end of life, including At Home Support™, our advanced illness management program, community-based palliative care and pediatric care programs. HOM provides grief support and counseling, caregiver education and support, and education programs for physicians and healthcare professionals through its research, training and education arm, the Hospice of Michigan Institute. For more information, call 888.247.5701 or visit www.hom.org.

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