Published on December 21, 2021
Join us for these upcoming events!
Alive & The Bluebird
Mark your calendars for January 4 when Alive & The Bluebird returns! Join us throughout the month of January for the return of this benefit series live at The Bluebird Cafe! Click here for tickets and details!
Registration Now Open for Grief Camp
Alive’s Camp Forget-Me-Not is accepting applications for campers and volunteers! This camp will take place at the YMCA’s Camp Widjiwagan August 13-14 for kids and teens (8-17) who have experienced a significant loss. Teens will have their own space and schedule to keep their experience exclusive and special for their age group. Register here: AliveHospice.org/Camps
New Drop-In Grief Support Groups
Check out these new, virtual grief group offerings that are FREE to attend and meet monthly. Participants are welcome to join at any time. Join us for a group that fits your need, including:
- Walking Through Grief (every Tuesday)
- Serenity In Grief (every Wednesday)
- Cancer Loss Support Group (1/11)
- Good Mourning Group (every Wednesday)
- & more!
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Therapy Group for Complex Grief
This group occurs every first Monday (1/3) and is for adults who are experiencing distressing memories and present triggers that complicate bereavement utilizing the Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) Group Traumatic Episode Protocol (G-TEP). Pre-screening required. To register, call 615-963-4732 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
HealthRHYTHMS® Drumming Workshop
For adults (18+) who have experienced a loss. This workshop on 1/5 is a fun, evidence-based therapeutic strategy which uses drums as a tool for growth as we navigate our grief journey. Facilitated by Alive’s grief counselor, Terri Kuberski, a Remo indorsed HealthRHYTHMS® facilitator with over 15 years of experience. Register below.
SoulCollage® is an expressive arts process that uses the power of images to encourage self-discovery. Each month on the second Wednesday (1/12) we will work on building and adding to our incredible deck of cards and deepening our understanding of ourselves through their use. Your guide through this process is Alive’s grief counselor and trained SoulCollage® Facilitator Terri Kuberski. Register below.
Eight-Week Grief Journey Groups Forming Now!
Groups for Loss of Spouse/Partner and Loss of a Loved One launch on 1/13 and meet for eight consecutive Thursdays at 1:00-2:30 p.m. or 6:00-7:30m p.m. In-person and virtual options available. There is an $80 registration fee per participant. To register, call 615-963-4732 or email email@example.com.
Sound Bath Meditation (Virtual)
On 1/26 participants will experience the vibration and auditory properties of sound to achieve a relaxed state. Headphones are recommended but not necessary. Register below.
Need a moment of peace in your day? We invite you to join Alive on Zoom for a free and relaxing 30-minute guided meditation led by our volunteer, Ben Glover, every Thursday at 1 p.m. CST on Zoom. Register below.
Private Creative Arts Memorials
Looking for a unique way to honor your loved one? We’re now holding Private Creative Arts Memorials for groups of 10 or fewer with access to our Creative Room, menu of memorialization projects, supplies, and support from a grief counselor and activity facilitator. Book yours by calling 615-963-4732 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
We hope you can join us for these special events.
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The Butterfly Collection by Judith Bright
Inspired by Alive’s annual butterfly release, this collection by Judith Bright Jewelry offers necklaces, earrings, and more as gentle reminders of a new season of life as we pay tribute to those who have gone before. 15% of the proceeds from this collection help support the patients and families of Alive.