Hospice of Michigan Hosts Remembering Our Mothers

Memorial service to honor mothers, significant women in our lives

 FREMONT, Mich., (Sept. 27, 2016) – Hospice of Michigan (HOM) invites the community to attend Remembering Our Mothers from 1 to 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 1 at 33 W. Main St. in Fremont.

Remembering Our Mothers is a commemorative event dedicated to reflecting on the lives of mothers and significant women who have passed. Mothers who have lost children are also welcome to attend.

Remembering our Mothers is headed by HOM’s grief support services department to help comfort families who have lost loved ones. Guests are encouraged to bring a story and a picture of the woman or child they are honoring.

“Mothers are beloved women who need to be remembered and treasured, and this is a perfect opportunity for the community to come together to do so,” said Katie Gedraitis, HOM grief support service manager for Big Rapids.

The event, including a light luncheon, is open to the public and attendance is free.

To register, please contact Katie Gedraitis at 231. 527.0913 or kgedrait@hom.org

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.