Hospice of Michigan to Host ‘A Time of Remembrance’ Virtual Grief Support Event

Online memorial to be held on November 10 to honor and remember lost loved ones

LUDINGTON Mich. (Oct. 28, 2020) – Hospice of Michigan, the state’s original and largest not-for-profit hospice provider, will host an online ‘Time of Remembrance’ grief support event via Zoom on Tuesday, Nov. 10 from 7 until 8:30 p.m. Any individuals or families who have lost a loved one, regardless of whether they received care from Hospice of Michigan, are welcome to attend the free program.

Attendees will take the time to honor and reflect upon the loved ones they have lost in their lives through readings and reflections. Participants are also encouraged to share photos of their friends or family members during the hour and a half event.

Hospice of Michigan is sensitive to the continuing impact of COVID-19 and the anxiety felt by those grieving the loss of a loved one during these uncertain times. Virtual sessions ensure bereaved individuals and families receive uninterrupted emotional support while protecting their physical well-being, as well as that of Hospice of Michigan’s volunteers and staff.

To sign up for the ‘Time of Remembrance’ event, please contact Katie Gedraitis at (231) 845-3423 or email kgedrait@hom.org. A Zoom link will be provided upon registration.

Virtual grief support sessions offer the same content as in-person sessions as well. Attendees can join by phone or computer and may register for as many sessions as they would like. For more information on Hospice of Michigan’s virtual grief support groups and sessions, please visit the not-for-profit’s Virtual Touch Programs website or www.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 not-for-profit 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 5,400 patients annually across Michigan’s Lower Peninsula. For more information, call 888.247.5701 or visit www.hom.org.