Arbor Hospice Welcomes Wesley Lawton as Grief Support Services Manager

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (Feb. 8, 2019) –Arbor Hospice recently hired Wesley Lawton as grief support services manager for the Macomb Region. In his new role, Lawton will manage the nonprofit’s grief support services, supporting the bereaved through their grief journeys.

As the grief support services manager, Lawton will oversee Arbor Hospice’s Living On support group, which takes place from 1:30 to 3:00 p.m. on the first Thursday of every month.

Lawton received his Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Spring Arbor University and his Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Oakland University. He previously worked at the nonprofit as a grief support intern.

The community is invited to meet Lawton at a Grief Support Open House from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 13 at the Arbor Hospice office located at 39531 Garfield in Clinton Township. Guests will be able to learn more about the grief programs and support that are available. Light food and refreshments will be provided.

For more information about the Grief Support Open House, call Wesley Lawton at 586-263-8514 or email him at

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 nonprofit 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 6,500 patients annually across Michigan’s Lower Peninsula. For more information, call 888.247.5701