Hospice of Michigan to Present Children and Grief

Newaygo, Michigan, October 6, 2014 – Hospice of Michigan will present Children and Grief, a community-outreach program to assist adults with grieving children.

Designed for parents, grandparents and guardians, the Children and Grief program will provide information on children and grief based upon their developmental stage, suggestions on how to talk with a child about death and ways to support a grieving child. Practical handouts and professional resources will be provided.

The session will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 11 at the Newaygo Center, 585 Fremont St., from 6:30-7:30 p.m. The program is free and open to the community. Advance registration is required.

For more information or to register, please contact Tangela Zielinski at 231.796.7371 or tzielins@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 non-profit cares for more than 1,700 patients each day, 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.