Hospice of Michigan to Host Living On Grief Support Groups

Traverse City, Michigan, February 24, 2014 – Hospice of Michigan will offer a variety of Living On grief support groups around Traverse City and Fife Lake focused on dealing with grief.

The Living On program is a series of monthly and bimonthly sessions offering a safe and supportive environment for participants to express their feelings and better understand the grief process as they deal with the death of a friend or family member.

Support groups, which begin in March, are as follows:

  • Traverse City: First and third Tuesday of each month from 12-1 m. at the Hospice of Michigan office, Bay View Professional Center, 110850 E. Traverse Hwy., Suite 1155. This group will focus on coping with the loss of a spouse.
  • Traverse City: Second Monday of every month from 12-1 m. at Grace Episcopal Church, 341 Washington St.
  • Fife Lake: Second Tuesday of each month from 2-3 m. at Fife Lake Public Library, 77 Lakecrest Avenue.

These groups are free and open to the community. Advanced registration is not required. For more information, please contact Kathryn 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.