Hospice of Michigan to Host Grief Support Writing Workshop

Traverse City, Michigan, January 14, 2014 – Hospice of Michigan will host a series of Write Your Life: Healing with Words grief support writing workshops for six consecutive Thursdays starting Jan. 23.

The Write Your Life program is a weekly writing workshop aimed at helping the bereaved to enjoy the process of writing and experience healing through their own words. Exercises and conversation will be guided by Maria Housden, author of international best-selling memoir “Hannah’s Gift” and “Unraveled.” Kathryn Holl, HOM’s grief support services manager will also help lead the workshop.

The sessions will be held on Thursdays from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. beginning Jan. 23 and ending Feb. 27. Sessions will take place at HOM’s Bay View Center at 10850 E Traverse Highway 2275. This program is free and open to the community. Advance registration is required.

For more information or to register, please 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 of Michigan. The non-profit organization cares for more than 1,400 patients each day in 56 counties, raising more than $4 million each year to cover the cost of care for the uninsured and underinsured. HOM offers innovative programs to enhance the quality of care for people at the end of life, education programs for physicians and healthcare professionals, caregiver education materials, cultural diversity programs for end-of-life care, and research and education programs at the Maggie Allesee Center for Innovation. For more information, call Hospice of Michigan’s CARE Center 24/7 at 888.247.5701 or go to www.hom.org.