Hospice of Michigan to Host Loss of Spouse Grief Support Program

Cadillac, Michigan, June 30, 2014 – Hospice of Michigan will host a Loss of Spouse grief support program on August 13. The program, which will be held from 1-2:30 p.m. at HOM’s Cadillac office, 932 N. Mitchell St, will feature a presentation from Ron Gries, author of “Through Death to Life.” Gries’ book is a […]

Hospice of Michigan Unveils Cookbook with Cooking Class Teaching Simple Strategies when Cooking for One

Grand Rapids, Michigan, June 26, 2014 – Hospice of Michigan will unveil its cookbook, “A Meal for Me,” during a cooking class teaching simple strategies when cooking for one, on Saturday, August 23. “After someone loses a spouse or family member, mealtime can become a big challenge,” said Desiree Davis, grief support services. “A person […]

Scottville Optimist Club Hosts Kids’ Carnival and Patriotic Concert to Support Hospice of Michigan

Scottville, Michigan, June 18, 2014 – The Scottville Optimist Club will sponsor a kids’ carnival and patriotic performance from the Scottville Clown Band on Tuesday, July 1. The carnival, which will be held from 4-6 p.m. at the Scottville Optimist Clown Band Shell, is open to the public and will include games, food and fun. […]

Ludington Boat Club Looks for Auction Items for its 26th Annual Fish Fry/Boil & Auction in Support Hospice of Michigan

Ludington, Michigan, June 16, 2014 – The Ludington Boat Club is looking for auction items for its 26th Annual Fish Fry/Boil and Auction to support Hospice of Michigan. Slated this year for Saturday, Aug. 16, the Ludington Fish Fry/Boil expects to serve more than 1,000 meals of boiled salmon, fried pollock, French fry baskets, side […]

Facing Death a Second Time: Hospice of Michigan Works to Understand End-of-Life Needs of Holocaust Survivors

Detroit, June 10, 2014 – During World War II, millions of European Jews faced unspeakable horrors and death at the hands of the Nazis in Auschwitz, Dachau, Buchenwald and other concentration camps. Decades later, most of these Holocaust Survivors are in in their 80s and 90s and find themselves facing death again, causing flashbacks and […]

Hospice of Michigan Launches Traverse City Memory Bear Program, Seeks Volunteers with Sewing Skills

Traverse City, Michigan, June 4, 2014 – Sifting through the belongings of a loved one who has recently died can be overwhelming for a grieving family member, but the Hospice of Michigan Memory Bear program can help ease the pain. In an effort to help the bereaved cope, HOM is launching its popular Memory Bear […]

Hospice of Michigan to Host Journey Through Grief Support Group

Newaygo, Michigan, June 4, 2014 – Hospice of Michigan will host a series of Journey Through Grief support group meetings for five consecutive Tuesdays starting July 8. The Journey Through Grief program is a series of weekly sessions offering insights and coping skills for an adult’s journey through grief. Practical handouts including information about what […]

Hospice of Michigan’s Dottie Deremo Receives HPCAM Leadership and Innovation Award

Detroit, June 3, 2014 – Dottie Deremo, executive emeritus of Hospice of Michigan, was awarded the 2014 Leadership and Innovation Award from the Hospice and Palliative Care Association of Michigan. This honor, which is a new award HPCAM unveiled this year, recognizes individuals and organizations that raise the bar, setting a new standard for hospice, […]