Calendar

Jan
7
Tue
2020
Widow/Widower Support Group
Jan 7 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

This ongoing group is geared towards “mature” widows and widowers coping with a new loss. Join the bereavement staff as we explore the challenges associated with life after loss.

MEETING THE 1ST TUESDAY OF EVERY MONTH FROM 2:00 – 3:30 PM.

Call for location and to register: 215-345-2079.

Jan
9
Thu
2020
The New Year: Moving forward while honoring the past
Jan 9 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Join Bereavement Coordinators, Celia M.R. Blum, MSW, and Dr. Barry Kaplan, Bereavement Volunteer, to explore the challenges and changes associated with loss as we enter the New Year. Meet others who are coping with a new loss, learn and share coping strategies and gain support as we move into 2020.

Please register no later than 24 hours before the program by calling 215-345-2079.

Jan
13
Mon
2020
Dinner Diversions
Jan 13 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Join the Bereavement Coordinators and others who understand the challenges of living with loss and share a meal. Restaurants chosen for Dinner Diversions will have something to fit everyone’s budget. Dinner Diversions will meet at different locations.

Please call 215-345-2079 to register and to learn restaurant locations. Don’t forget to call AT LEAST two hours before the program starts!

Participants are responsible for the cost of their own meal. No alcohol permitted.

Jan
17
Fri
2020
Young Surviving Partners
Jan 17 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Bereavement support group for individuals in their 30’s – 50’s who have lost a spouse or life partner.

Explore issues unique to younger widows and widowers; these may include raising children alone, maintaining a home and career, tackling new roles and responsibilities along with facing the future as a young surviving partner with many years ahead.

MEETING ON THE THIRD FRIDAY OF EVERY MONTH FROM 7:00 -9:00PM.

Call for location and to register:  215-345-2079.

Jan
21
Tue
2020
Coffee & Conversation
Jan 21 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Join the Bereavement Coordinators for supportive conversation in a relaxed atmosphere over your beverage of choice. Participants will be responsible for the cost of their beverage(s).

Call ahead for site locations and to register: 215-345-2079.

Jan
30
Thu
2020
Who Am I Now? An Introduction To Loss & Grief for the Newly Bereaved @ Doylestown Hospital Hospice
Jan 30 all-day

Join the Bereavement Staff of Doylestown Hospital’s Hospice for an opportunity to gain insights into grief and loss, better understand the grief process and become familiar with resources and supports in our community.

Wednesday, January 30, 2020
1:00 – 3:00 PM

Thursday, March 19, 2020
6:00 – 8:00 PM

Wednesday, May 6, 2020
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

For location and to RSVP, please call 215-345-2079 OR email karnold@dh.org no later than 24 hours before the program.

Feb
4
Tue
2020
Widow/Widower Support Group
Feb 4 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

This ongoing group is geared towards “mature” widows and widowers coping with a new loss. Join the bereavement staff as we explore the challenges associated with life after loss.

MEETING THE 1ST TUESDAY OF EVERY MONTH FROM 2:00 – 3:30 PM.

Call for location and to register: 215-345-2079.

Feb
11
Tue
2020
The Second Year And Beyond…There’s More?! @ Doylestown United Methodist Church
Feb 11 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm

A support group for mature widows and widowers in the 2nd-3rd year of new grief.

While the first year of loss can feel completely overwhelming and exhausting, the second year opens the door for many new and different challenges along with more questions about the unfolding new normal. Join the bereavement coordinators of Doylestown Hospice as we focus on the 2nd year and beyond. Gather with other bereaved in a safe and supportive environment to explore, share, and grow together.

*Pre-registration is required.

For additional information and registration, please contact Celia M.R. Blum, MSW, Hospice Bereavement Coordinator – 215-345-2079 or cblum@dh.org

Feb
12
Wed
2020
Bi-Monthly Community Drop In Meetings – Doylestown United Methodist Church
Feb 12 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Are you having a particularly challenging day? Would support and conversation help you get through a tougher moment? Would the support of others lift your spirits as you face the day to day challenges of new loss?

Join us for bi monthly opportunities to gather with others who, “get it.” Drop by for conversation in a safe and supportive environment and gain informal support from other bereaved. Hospice Bereavement staff or volunteers will attend all drop ins.

*Enter through front door and look for signage for bereavement program (room 22).

For additional questions please call or email – Celia M.R. Blum, MSW, Hospice Bereavement Coordinator – 215-345-2079 or cblum@dh.org

Feb
14
Fri
2020
Morning Meals – Winter Breakfast
Feb 14 @ 9:30 am

Get a jump on the day and join the bereavement staff for breakfast and the opportunity for conversation and connection with others. Participants are responsible for the cost of their meal. Locations vary.

To register and for locations, call 215-345-2079.