Grief Programs

Lunch Bunch
Held the first Tuesday of every month

Held the first Tuesday of every month*
No meeting July 4
July meeting held Wednesday, July 5
Aug. 1, Sept. 5 | 1 – 2 p.m.

Join us for a lunch gathering and grief
support. We will gather in the private
dining room at Cagney’s Restaurant
(1244 Fairview Dr, Lexington). Please register
by calling 336-475-5444.

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Writing to Heal

Held every Thursday in August
Aug. 10, 17, 24, 31 | 4 – 5:30 p.m.

This four week workshop uses the book Farther Along by Carol Henderson to support the use writing to guide the process of healing. Please bring a notebook and pencil to reflect on various topics related to your grief journey.

 

Community Events

 Community Blood Drive
Friday, June 23

Hospice of Davidson County Administrative Building
2:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Hospice of Davidson County is hosting a blood drive in partnership with The American Red Cross. This blood drive is being held in memory of Gary Drake, our former CEO.

Contact Sue Prevette at 336-474-2085 or sprevette@nullhospiceofdavidson.org to schedule an appointment.

 

Cooking For One

Tuesday, July 18 | 3:30 – 5:00 p.m.

After the loss of a loved one, cooking canbe challenging! If you have never cooked
or even if you were the cook in your household, you may find that you have lost your appetite & motivation. Meal planning, grocery shopping & preparing meals can be overwhelming. Even eating out alone can be difficult. Please join us as we
discuss tips to help you overcome these struggles. Special snacks will be provided!
Please call to register: 336-475-5444.

Free Lecture: Loss, Grief and the Quest for Meaning

Thursday, Sept. 28, 2017 6:30 – 8:30 pm
Mary E. Rittling Conference Center at
Davidson County Community College
297 DCCC Road, Thomasville, NC 27360

This lecture by Robert A. Neimeyer, Ph.D., Psychology Professor at the University of Memphis, will focus on negotiating loss and striving to manage the emotional challenges of mourning and constructing a continuing bond with a loved one who is physically absent but psychologically present. Please register by September 25, by calling 336-475-5444.

Continiuing Ed: NBCC Approval Number: SP-2909. The Association for Death Education and Counseling
and the North Carolina Board of Funeral Service have deemed this program as counting toward their continuing education requirements. NBCC: 6 hours; ADEC: 6 hours; NCBFS: 6 hours

What is Hospice Care?

Hospice is a specialized type of health care that is delivered by our own physicians, nurses, Hospice aides and social workers. Many patients and families also choose to include additional team members such as a spiritual counselor, grief counselor, and a volunteer.