Grief workshop to help during a difficult time of year

The holidays are an especially difficult time for those who are grieving. Arbor Hospice welcomes the community to two free Hope for the Holidays workshops that will give helpful tips for coping with the upcoming holidays.

Ann Arbor Workshop
Sunday, Nov. 11
2 to 3:30 p.m.
Malletts Creek Library
3090 E. Eisenhower Parkway, Ann Arbor

Plymouth Workshop
Thursday, Dec. 6
6:30 to 8 p.m.
Plymouth Library
223 South Main Street, Plymouth

Hope for the Holidays is facilitated by Arbor Hospice’s grief support services department to help comfort families who have lost loved ones. Workshops are open to anyone, regardless of whether their loved one received services from Arbor Hospice.

Those interested in attending are asked to call at least one week prior to the event to register. To register for the Ann Arbor workshop, please contact Gabrielle Cullen at 734.794.5375 or To register for the Plymouth workshop, please contact Cindy Palmer at 734.794.5177 or

About Arbor Hospice

Arbor Hospice, based in Ann Arbor, Michigan, provides quality, compassionate care for those experiencing life-limiting illnesses throughout Washtenaw County and surrounding communities. A founding member of the NorthStar Care Community, Arbor offers certified community-based and inpatient hospice services and palliative care through NorthStar Palliative Care, as well as grief support services and community education programs. Through other NorthStar Care Community members, Arbor also provides pediatric hospice care and compassionate support services through Jo Elyn Nyman Anchors Programs for Children and education programs for physicians and health care professionals through the NorthStar Institute. The NorthStar Care Community also includes Hospice of Michigan. In total, NorthStar Care Community members serve nearly 5,100 patients annually across Michigan’s Lower Peninsula. For more information, visit or call 888-992-2273.