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Support Group and Seminar Descriptions

Ongoing Support Groups

Living On
These are on-going groups where grief and loss topics are addressed as they arise, depending on the interests of those attending the group. The focus of these groups is to express feelings and experiences related to the loss in a supportive, caring and non-judgmental environment.

Bereavement Series

Journey Through Grief
This program is a series of weekly sessions offering insights and coping skills for an adult’s journey through grief. Practical handouts are provided with each session. Advanced registration is required.

Griefshare™
Griefshare is a faith-based grief program open to anyone in the community grieving a loss. It’s led by a Griefshare-certified facilitator. Advanced registration is required. www.griefshare.com.

Special Sessions

Memorial Service
Memorial services are regularly scheduled around the state to provide an opportunity to remember and celebrate the lives of our loved one. Participants are encourages to share their memories in a variety of ways – through readings, music, poetry, photos, mementos, etc.

Hope After Loss
A presentation in the perspective of hope in the midst of mourning.


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Grief and Loss 10:30 am
Grief and Loss @ Royal Oak Senior Center
Nov 1 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
 
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Lunch Bunch 11:30 am
Lunch Bunch @ TBD: call for registration
Nov 5 @ 11:30 am
A social group for those who have lost a spouse or partner and are interested in sharing a meal together.  Join us for this monthly group at a local restaurant.  Please contact for more information[...]
Living On 6:00 pm
Living On @ Hospice of Michigan office
Nov 5 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Grief and Loss topics are discussed at this monthly meeting. The focus of the group is to express feelings related to the loss in a supportive and non-judgmental environment.
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Living On — Grand Rapids Area 1:00 pm
Living On — Grand Rapids Area @ Hospice of Michigan
Nov 7 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
This monthly support group meets on the 1st Thursday of every month. During the group, grief and loss topics are addressed as they arise, depending upon the interests of those attending the group. The focus of these groups[...]
Living On — Detroit 1st and 3rd Thursday 1:00 pm
Living On — Detroit 1st and 3rd Thursday @ Plymouth United Church
Nov 7 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
These are on-going groups where grief and loss topics are addressed as they arise, depending upon the interests of those attending the group. The focus of these groups is to express feelings and experiences related[...]
Living On — Macomb County (1st Thursday) 1:30 pm
Living On — Macomb County (1st Thursday) @ Hospice of Michigan Office
Nov 7 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
These are on-going groups where grief and loss topics are addressed as they arise, depending upon the interests of those attending the group. The focus of these groups is to express feelings and experiences related[...]
Memorial Service- Remembering with Thanks 4:00 pm
Memorial Service- Remembering with Thanks @ Hospice of Michigan Office
Nov 7 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
 
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Hope for the Holidays 2:00 pm
Hope for the Holidays @ Belding Museum
Nov 10 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
This program is designed to offer support to those who are grieving the death of a love one during the holiday season. Specific strategies for handling special occasions and taking care of yourself during this[...]
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Crocheting Through Grief 4:00 pm
Crocheting Through Grief @ Hospice of Michigan Office
Nov 11 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
A unique group where grief and loss topics are addressed in an informal but supportive manner. Topics are discussed depending on interests of those attending the group. The focus of this group is to practice[...]
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Living On: Loss of Spouse 12:00 pm
Living On: Loss of Spouse @ Hospice of Michigan
Nov 12 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
 
Living On: Loss of Spouse/ Partner 12:00 pm
Living On: Loss of Spouse/ Partner @ Hospice of Michigan office
Nov 12 @ 12:00 pm
On-going open group where grief and loss topics are addressed as they arise, depending upon interest of the group.  The focus of this group is to express feelings and experiences related to the loss of[...]
Living On – Fremont 1:00 pm
Living On – Fremont @ True North Community Services
Nov 12 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Living On is a series of ongoing groups where grief and loss topics are addressed as they arise, depending on the interests of those attending the group. The focus of these groups is to express[...]
Living On Support Group- Alpena 2:00 pm
Living On Support Group- Alpena @ Alpena Hospice of Michigan Office
Nov 12 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
These are on-going groups where grief and loss topics are addressed as they arise, depending upon the interests of those attending the group.  The focus of these groups is to express feelings and experiences related[...]
Hope for the Holidays 6:00 pm
Hope for the Holidays @ All Occassions Event & Floral
Nov 12 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
The holidays can be difficult for anyone dealing with grief and loss; this program offers supportive techniques for coping through the holidays. Dinner will be served. Join us in creating a wreath. You are welcome[...]
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Men’s Grief Lunch Group 1:00 pm
Men’s Grief Lunch Group @ American Legion 459
Nov 13 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
A lunch group focused on supporting men adjusting to grief and loss. The discussion is led by a male volunteer. We ask that each attendee cover the cost of their meal and beverage. Dates: Sept[...]
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Hope for the Holidays 6:00 pm
Hope for the Holidays @ Hospice of Michigan Office
Nov 14 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
 
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Grief and Loss 10:30 am
Grief and Loss @ Royal Oak Senior Center
Nov 15 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
 
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Hope for the Holidays 3:00 pm
Hope for the Holidays @ Hospice of Michigan
Nov 19 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
The holidays can be difficult for anyone dealing with grief and loss; this program offers supportive techniques for coping through the holidays.  Also,  join us in decorating an ornament in memory of your loved one.[...]
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Hope for the Holidays 1:00 pm
Hope for the Holidays @ The Village of Heather Hills
Nov 21 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
This program is designed to offer support to those who are grieving the death of a love one during the holiday season. Specific strategies for handling special occasions and taking care of yourself during this[...]
Living On Support Group- Gaylord 1:00 pm
Living On Support Group- Gaylord @ Hospice of Michigan office, Gaylord
Nov 21 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
 
Living On — Detroit 1st and 3rd Thursday 1:00 pm
Living On — Detroit 1st and 3rd Thursday @ Plymouth United Church
Nov 21 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
These are on-going groups where grief and loss topics are addressed as they arise, depending upon the interests of those attending the group. The focus of these groups is to express feelings and experiences related[...]
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Living On – Big Rapids 3:00 pm
Living On – Big Rapids @ Hospice of Michigan
Nov 26 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Living On is a series of ongoing groups where grief and loss topics are addressed as they arise, depending on the interests of those attending the group. The focus of these groups is to express[...]
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