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Hospice of Michigan to host free Loss of Spouse seminar in Ada

ADA, Mich. (July 23, 2018) – Hospice of Michigan will host a free Loss of Spouse seminar and discussion on healing after the loss of a partner from 2 to 3:30 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 9 at the Hospice of Michigan office located at 989 Spaulding Ave., S.E. in Ada.

With a message of hope, author and guest speaker Ron Gries will share excerpts from his book, Through Death to Life, while leading the discussion. Following his wife Patty’s terminal cancer diagnosis, a four-and-a-half-year journey began that brought ideals like preciousness of living, sadness of death, totality of grief, wonder of healing and overwhelming power of faith to the forefront of Gries’ life.

By sharing challenges of his grief, Gries helps inspire other grieving individuals on their journey of healing.

The seminar is intended for those who have lost a spouse or life partner. All members of the community are invited to attend regardless of whether their loved one received services through Hospice of Michigan.

Please RSVP to Sue Glover at 616.356.5255 or sglover@hom.org

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.