Decorate wind chimes and candles to honor the memory of a loved one
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (June 27, 2018) – Grand Rapids area families are invited to attend Celebrating Our Loved Ones, a free grief support event for anyone who has experienced the death of a loved one. The program is set to take place from 6 to 8 p.m. on July 12 at Roselle Park, located at 1010 Grand River Drive, N.E. in Ada.
Hosted by Hospice of Michigan, the gathering will feature activities designed to honor the memory of a loved one, including decorating memorial wind chimes, candles, rocks and more. Volunteer pet therapy dogs will also be available to visit with.
Celebrating Our Loved Ones will be held rain or shine. All members of the community are invited to attend regardless of whether their loved one received services through Hospice of Michigan.
About Hospice of Michigan
A nationally recognized leader in end-of-life care, Hospice of Michigan (HOM) is the original – and largest – hospice in the state. A founding member of the NorthStar Care Community, the nonprofit delivers the highest quality of care, raising more than $5 million each year to cover costs for the uninsured and underinsured. HOM offers a broad range of services to enhance the quality of life at the end of life. HOM also provides grief support and counseling, as well as caregiver education and support. A member of the NorthStar Care Community, HOM also provides palliative care through NorthStar Palliative Care, pediatric hospice care and compassionate support services through Jo Elyn Nyman Anchors Programs for Children, and education programs for physicians and health care professionals through the NorthStar Institute. The NorthStar Care Community also includes Arbor Hospice. In total, NorthStar Care Community members serve nearly 6,500 patients annually across Michigan’s Lower Peninsula. For more information, call 888.247.5701.