Arbor Hospice Bringing Hope for the Holidays

Free workshops will provide assistance for those coping with grief this holiday season

DETROIT, Mich. (Nov. 4, 2019) – Arbor Hospice (HOM), the state’s original and largest not-for-profit hospice provider, is hosting three ‘Hope for the Holidays’ workshops in metro Detroit this holiday season that will offer supportive techniques for coping with loss during the holidays.

On Thursday, Nov. 7 from 6:30 until 8 p.m., the Sterling Heights community is invited to come to the Sterling Heights Senior Center, located at 40200 Utica Rd, for discussion on helping to comfort those who are grieving during a season of family, memories and traditions.

A second workshop will be held in Taylor on Wednesday, Nov. 13 at New Hope Church, 8900 Pardee Ave., from 6 until 7:30 p.m. and a third event in Detroit will take place Tuesday, Nov. 19 from 6 until 7:30 p.m. at the James H. Cole Home for Funerals, located at 6100 Schaefer Hwy.

Arbor Hospice knows how the holiday season can be a difficult time for those going through the grieving process, and every year during this time, HOM hosts numerous ‘Hope for the Holidays’ grief support workshops throughout the state. These free events are helpful for anyone who has lost a loved one.

‘Hope for the Holidays’ workshops are among the many free grief support services Arbor Hospice offers, providing a supportive environment for those struggling to cope with the loss of a loved one. Arbor Hospice’s grief support programs are open to everyone in the community dealing with the loss of a loved one, regardless of whether they received care from HOM.

Advanced registration is required for both of these free grief support workshops. To sign-up for the Sterling Heights event, please contact Wes Lawton at (586) 263-8514 or wlawton@HOM.ORG. If an individual would like to attend the workshops in Detroit or Taylor, please contact Jackie Morris at (313) 578-6328 or jmorris@HOM.ORG.

About Arbor Hospice
A nationally recognized leader in end-of-life care, Arbor Hospice (HOM) is the original – and largest – hospice in the state. A founding member of the NorthStar Care Community, the not-for-profit delivers the highest quality of care, raising more than $5 million each year to cover costs for the uninsured and underinsured. HOM offers a broad range of services to enhance the quality of life at the end of life. HOM also provides grief support and counseling, as well as caregiver education and support. A member of the NorthStar Care Community, HOM also provides palliative care through NorthStar Palliative Care, 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 Arbor Hospice. In total, NorthStar Care Community members serve nearly 5,100 patients annually across Michigan’s Lower Peninsula. For more information, call 888.247.5701 or visit