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March Bereavement Calendar

Day of Renewal: A Creative & Experiential Exploration of Grief

April 27th: 9 am – 4:30 pm, Trinity United Methodist Church
(4001 Speedway Austin, TX 78751)

This special day combines gentle movement, aromatherapy, art, writing, and meditation.

• Coffee/Tea, breakfast, lunch & snacks will be provided
• Cost to attend is $20/person (Scholarships are available)
• Registration is not confirmed until payment is received
• We ask that participants be at least three months out from the death of their loved one as of April 27th
• Registration is limited to 20 people

To register, please call Hospice Austin’s Bereavement Department: 512-342-4700.

 

Drop-In Grief Support Groups

Please join Hospice Austin for these free Drop-In Bereavement Groups this month.

Dealing with Difficult Emotions

Grieving can bring with it some tough emotional states – sadness, depression, anxiety, guilt, anger and more.  We will have a discussion on ways to ride the waves of emotion.  Also, you will have an opportunity to share what you have learned in your grief journey about dealing with these emotions or what you find especially challenging about them.

— March 12: 12:00 – 1:00 pm, Hospice Austin administrative office, 4107 Spicewood Springs Rd., 78759

 

What’s in Your Toolbox?
Identifying and/or building resources for grief is vital. Tools may include loved ones, activities, rest, rituals, etc. Join us to discuss what makes up your toolbox and what you might want to add.

— March 19: 12:00 – 1:00 pm, Shepherd of the Hills Presbyterian Church, 5226 W. William Cannon Dr., 78749

— March 26: 12:00 – 1:00 pm, Hospice Austin administrative office, 4107 Spicewood Springs Rd., 78759

Drop-in grief groups are held every month:

— 1st & 3rd Tuesdays: 12 – 1:00 pm, Shepherd of the Hills Presbyterian Church, 5226 W. William Cannon Dr., 78749

— 2nd & 4th Tuesdays: 12:00 – 1:00 pm, Hospice Austin’s administrative offices, 4107 Spicewood Springs Rd., 78759

Topics are used as a starting point for each group, however participants are free to bring up any issues and topics they would like to discuss.
RSVP is not required and there is no charge for the group.

 

Conversations on Grief

Hospice Austin offers free monthly 1-hour online grief support through your phone, computer, or mobile device. Conversations on Grief are are offered the 2nd Wednesday of each month from 7:30 pm to 8:30 pm. You’re welcome to attend one, several or all webinars.

Grief: A Demanding and Uninvited Guest 

Grief is a demanding house guest. It makes a mess, leaving dirty dishes for you to wash, clothes on the floor, and your refrigerator without food. It keeps long and strange hours causing you to have disrupted or not enough sleep. It lacks social skills, interrupting you when you are on the phone or trying to have a friend over for lunch. In this webinar you’ll discover how embracing your grief can lead to a deeper spiritual connection, greater compassion for yourself and others, and experience a new wholeness as you learn how to integrate your loss into daily living.

Register Now

— Wednesday, March 13: 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

For more information about Hospice Austin’s bereavement support, please click here.

 


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