Grief Programs & Events

Lunch Bunch

Tues. Sept. 24, Oct. 29 (1 – 2 p.m.)

Join us for a lunch gathering and grief support at Yarborough’s Restaurant in Lexington. Learn complete details upon registration. Please register by calling 336-475-5444.

Play Bingo With Us!

Thurs. Sept. 19, Oct. 24
(9:30 – 11 a.m.)

Join us at the Biscuit King on 231 North Talbert Blvd in Lexington for this unique approach to grief support!

Playing Bingo with us and other members of the community is a way for those who have lost a loved one to come together and support one another in a setting that is informal, compassionate, and fun.

You are responsible for your own food purchase, and you do not need to purchase food to participate.

The event is open to all, and prizes will be awarded.

Please register by calling 336-475-5444.

Caregiver Academy
Caregiving is a challenging role that is draining and often underappreciated. Most caregivers have to dive in with no training and little support. Caregiver Academy provides practical education and support one class at a time, so you can be a confident, courageous and competent caregiver for your loved one. These free classes are taught by community experts and are open to those who provide care to their family members. Click here to learn more about dates and registration.
Grief Support Event Registration

To register for any of our Grief Events or Support Groups, please call 336-475-5444 , or click here to register online.

8th Annual Professional Conference on Grief & Loss

Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2019 6:00 – 8:00 pm (Open To Public)

We look forward to having you join us for an evening to explore ways to help children who are experiencing traumatic grief. Dr. Alison Salloum is one of the leading researchers in the area of interventions for children experiencing grief and trauma and has conducted numerous studies to learn better ways to help children and their families after traumatic events. This evening program will focus on understanding childhood traumatic grief responses and how caring adults can help children experiencing traumatic grief. Please register for the free event by calling 336-475-5444, or click here.

Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019 Grief and Trauma Intervention for Children
Workshop For Professionals 9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

This workshop is geared toward master level practitioners who work directly with bereaved children individually, in groups or families. Practitioners providing therapeutic services to children experiencing grief and trauma in hospice services, behavioral health agencies, private practice, schools, and agencies and organizations providing counseling to children should attend.

Upon completion of this workshop, the participant will be able to:

  • Explain how Childhood Post-Traumatic Stress can impact grief
  • Define the framework for the grief and trauma intervention for children
  • Identify therapeutic strategies to use with children experiencing grief and trauma

For professionals, please click here to register for the all-day workshop.

119 West Third Event Center J. Smith YMCA
119 West Third Street, Lexington, NC 27292

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.