Calendar

May
5
Tue
2020
Widow/Widower Support Group
May 5 @ 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.

May
6
Wed
2020
Who Am I Now? An Introduction To Loss & Grief for the Newly Bereaved @ Doylestown Hospital Hospice
May 6 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.

Bi-Monthly Community Drop In Meetings – Doylestown United Methodist Church
May 6 @ 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

May
7
Thu
2020
Annual Hospice Memorial Service
May 7 @ 4:30 pm

Join us for an opportunity to honor and remember your loved with the Hospice Team.

More information to follow in the Spring.

May
11
Mon
2020
Dinner Diversions
May 11 @ 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.

May
12
Tue
2020
The Second Year And Beyond…There’s More?! @ Doylestown United Methodist Church
May 12 @ 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

May
15
Fri
2020
Young Surviving Partners
May 15 @ 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.

May
20
Wed
2020
Bi-Monthly Community Drop In Meetings – New Britain Baptist Church
May 20 @ 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.

*Park in the upper lot and follow steps/sidewalks to the side doors
*Knock on the door labeled with “Bereavement Program”

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

Coffee & Conversation
May 20 @ 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.

May
28
Thu
2020
Walk & Talk at Peace Valley Park @ Peace Valley Park
May 28 all-day

Gather for an hour or so of gentle walking and talking with your peers along with the Bereavement staff. We meet at the North Entrance of the park (off of Rt. 313, New Galena Road). The park entrance is across from the Peace Valley Lavender Farm. Meet us at Pavilion #5 (the first Pavilion after you enter the park). For additional information and to RSVP, please call 215-345-2079. Bring water for hydration and please dress appropriately for the weather and for walking on paved and gravel-covered trails.

Tuesday, April 14, 2020 @ 5:30 PM

Thursday, May 28, 2020 @ 5:30 PM

Wednesday, June 24, 2020 @ 9:30 AM

Note: Facilitators are not CPR certified.

RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED – please call 215-345-2079.

Note: Facilitators are not CPR certified and all walks are WEATHER PERMITTING.