Hospice of Michigan to Host Loss of Spouse Grief Support Programs

DETROIT, July 10, 2014 – Hospice of Michigan will host Loss of Spouse grief support programs in Southeast Michigan in August.

The program will be held Aug. 7, from 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m. at the Plymouth Cultural Center, 525 Farmer, and again on Aug. 20, from 1-2:30 p.m. at HOM’s Southfield office, 26957 Northwestern Hwy. Suite 140.

Sessions will feature a presentation from Ron Gries, author of “Through Death to Life.” Gries’ book is a collection of poetry and prose he wrote during his wife’s five year battle with cancer, which eventually took her life. During his presentation, Gries will reflect on his experience and discuss dying, living, grief, healing and hope.

The program is free and open to the community. Advance registration is required.

For more information or to register, please contact Claudia Been at 248.334.1323 or cbeen@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 1,400 patients each day in 56 counties across Michigan, 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.