Hospice of Michigan Welcomes Bonnie Chasseur as Grief Support Manager

Hospice of Michigan Welcomes Bonnie Chasseur as Grief Support Manager Chasseur brings 15 years of experience, looks to aid community

 GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., (Sept. 16, 2016) – Hospice of Michigan has hired Bonnie Chasseur as the new Grief Support Manager for the west Michigan area.

In her new role, Chasseur will be responsible for coordinating support groups, community education and supportive counseling for families that seek grief support guidance in the Lakeshore and Muskegon areas.

Prior to this position, Chasseur spent 15 years as the director of social services at The Lakeview of Cadillac, a long-term care and short-term rehabilitation center in Cadillac, Michigan. Her responsibilities included providing counseling services to residents and their families, assisting residents with Medicaid procedures and monitoring use of psychotropic medication.

For the past 20 years, Chasseur has also instructed general education classes at Baker College of Cadillac and has served as an OBRA Coordinator with North Central Community Mental Health in Cadillac.

In addition to her role with Hospice of Michigan, Chasseur volunteers as a member of the Michigan Volunteer Registry and maintains her LMSW title in the state of Michigan through ongoing educational courses.

“I’m thankful to have the opportunity to continue my career with Hospice of Michigan and know that my counseling skills will benefit families in need,” Chasseur said. “My goal is to provide support to those who seek it and to develop relationships with our residents, their families, and our team here at Hospice of Michigan.”

Chasseur holds a master’s degree in social work from Western Michigan University as well as a bachelor’s degree in sociology from Western Michigan.

For more information about Hospice of Michigan, visit www.hom.org

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 nonprofit cares for nearly 1,800 patients each day, raising more than $5 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 community-based palliative care and pediatric care programs. HOM provides grief support and counseling, caregiver education and support, and education programs for physicians and health care professionals through its research, training and education arm, the Hospice of Michigan Institute. In January 2016, HOM joined forces with Arbor Hospice and Palliative Care, strengthening the mission of nonprofit hospice in Michigan to ensure patients and their caregivers receive the highest quality of care. For more information, call 888.247.5701 or visit www.hom.org.