Bereavement & Grief Support
Support After a Death
Each person grieves differently, and it is quite common for people to experience grief after losing loved ones. Peace Hospice understands the significance of losing someone and the impact it can have on their loved ones’ lives.
Support and comprehensive bereavement services are available for the families of hospice patients, as well as community members, following the loss of a loved one. Support may include:
- Home visits by staff and/or volunteers
- Bereavement letters of support
- Bereavement phone calls
- Referrals to community resources.
Peace Hospice offers bereavement support up to 13 months following the death of your loved ones.
The following links are also helpful for brief support:
Grief & Loss Recovery This Facebook group provides a safe haven for bereaved person to share their grief.
GriefNet.org GriefNet.org is an internet community of persons dealing with grief, death, and major loss.
Centering Corporation The centering organization is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing education and resources for the bereaved.
CaringInfo.org Caring Info.org is a program of the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization that provides free resources to help people make decisions about end-of-life care.
When Families Grieve A website hosted by Sesame Street to help families deal with loss using film, games, and activities.
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