Grief/Bereavement

Grief and Bereavement

Overview of Services

Heritage Hospice, Inc. provides care and support for individuals and their families in the last stages of an incurable illness. Services however, do not end with the death of the patient. For up to 13 months following the death, specially trained Hospice bereavement staff and volunteers are available to provide assistance to family members dealing with grief and bereavement.

Loss of Spouse Support Group

A Loss of a Spouse Support Group is offered periodically. For more information, please call LaDeanna Yocum, Heritage Hospice, bereavement counselor, at 859-236-2425 or email lyocum@heritagehospice.com

Helpful articles

We would like to offer some articles that may be helpful to those who are grieving. Supports in My Life Adjusting to My Loss

Pathways support group

Heritage Hospice, Inc. offers a free bereavement educational group. PATHWAYS holds a monthly meeting at Heritage Hospice, 120 Enterprise Drive, Danville, to allow those attending to address the issues or problems they are facing at that time with the help of others like themselves and a trained counseling professional from Heritage Hospice. PATHWAYS is open to the community as well as to the family and friends of patients served by Heritage Hospice. Meetings last about 1 1/2 hours and cover topics such as:
    • grief and loss
    • grief and the family
    • facing emotions of grief
    • life without the person
    • picking up the pieces
    • healthy coping
    • other topics as needed by those attending
 
      Informative materials and refreshments are provided.
 

Monthly Pathways meetings are:

For 2016 Sept. 22 at 10 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. Oct. 27 at 10 a.m. and 5:30 p.m.

Nov. 17 at 10 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. Dec. 15 at 10 a.m. and 5:30 p.m.

For 2017

Jan. 26 at 10 a.m. and 5:30 p.m.

Feb. 23 at 10 a.m. and 5:30 p.m.

March 23 at 10 a.m. and 5:30 p.m.

April 27 at 10 a.m. and 5:30 p.m.

May 25 at 10 a.m. and 5:30 p.m.

June 22 at 10 a.m. and 5:30 p.m.

July 27 at 10 a.m. and 5:30 p.m.

August 24 at 10 a.m. and 5:30 p.m.

Sept. 28 at 10 a.m. and 5:30 p.m.

Oct. 26 at 10 a.m. and 5:30 p.m.

To contact our bereavement counselor

Please call or email LaDeanna Yocum with any additional questions: 859-236-2425 or 1-800-203-6633 or lyocum@heritagehospice.com