Hospice of Michigan to Host Hope After Loss

Traverse City, Michigan, May 19, 2014 – Hospice of Michigan will present an evening of education, support and conversation for those who have experienced the death of a loved one on Wednesday, June 4.

The educational presentation, which will be facilitated by Kathryn Holl, HOM’s grief support service manager and HOM grief support volunteers Rev. Peggy Byland and Gretchen Boyd, licensed professional counselor, will address the difficulty of coping with the loss of a friend or loved one and provide a better understanding of the grief process. Discussion topics include:

  • What makes it difficult to grieve?
  • How do I adjust to change?
  • What is hope and how do I keep it alive?

The meeting will be held from 6:30-8 p.m. at Advent Lutheran Church, 8481 Lake Ann Road in Lake Ann. This program is free and open to the community. Prior registration is required.

For more information or to sign up for the meeting, contact Holl at 231.929.1557.

 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 1,400 patients each day in 56 counties across Michigan, 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.