Published on September 28, 2022
Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) Art Exhibit & Celebration
Join us for our second Culture and Mourning event on Saturday, 10/29 as we celebrate Día de los Muertos at Center 615! Register for our virtual altar-building session on 10/5 to build an ofrenda to honor and celebrate your loved one. All these activities are FREE and family-friendly (although we ask for registration to help us plan).
Register here: AliveHospice.org/DayoftheDead
Alive & The Bluebird with Charles Esten & Friends
Join us on 11/17 for Alive & The Bluebird with Charles Esten and friends at Green Door Gourmet! All proceeds support patients at the end of life and their loved ones.
Tickets on sale now: AliveHospice.org/Bluebird
*Limited number of tickets available just for subscribers. Get yours today!
Grief Center Offerings in October
HealthRHYTHMS® Drumming Workshop
For adults (18+) who have experienced a loss. This workshop on 10/5 at St. Timothy Lutheran Church uses drumming (an evidence-based therapeutic strategy) as a tool for growth to navigate our grief journey. Facilitated by Alive’s grief counselor, Terri Kuberski, a Remo indorsed HealthRHYTHMS® facilitator with over 15 years of experience. Register here.
SoulCollage® is an expressive arts process that uses the power of images to encourage self-discovery. Each month on the second Wednesday (10/12) we will add to our incredible deck of cards and deepen our understanding of ourselves through their use. Facilitated by Alive’s grief counselor and trained SoulCollage® Facilitator Terri Kuberski. Register here.
10 Essentials Grief Hike
Join us 10/14 for this community hike for adults (18+) who have experienced the death of someone significant. During the hike, you’ll be introduced to the “Ten Essentials,” created by Alive’s Grief Counselor, Dianne Castellano, which draws connections between tools hikers typically use to be prepared and tools that assist with a healthy grief process. Register here.
Five-Week Holiday Series Forming Now!
This Life After Loss: Surviving the Holidays virtual support group launches 12/1 and is for men and women seeking practical coping strategies during the holidays after the death of a loved one. Groups will meet for five consecutive Thursdays from 6:00-7:30m p.m. with topics to be discussed including dealing with hard-hitting emotions, what to do about traditions, how to survive social events, and where to find comfort and strength.
There is an $80 registration fee per participant; scholarships are available. To register, call 615-963-4732 or email email@example.com.
Walking Through Grief
Grief is anything but a walk in the park. Join us every Tuesday at 10 a.m. for a weekly walk at Brentwood Library Walking Path with Alive Grief Counselors and other grieving community members to connect with others and the healing that comes with being in nature.
Good Mourning Group
Join us Wednesdays for this weekly virtual meeting to start your day with support from others who understand what you’re going through. To attend, visit AliveHospice.Zoom.US
and click “Join”
Wednesdays | 9:30 – 10:30 a.m.
Meeting ID: 980 4199 4226
Weekly Guided Meditation
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. To attend click here.
Meeting ID: 827 9104 6280
Drop-In Grief Support Groups
These virtual grief groups are FREE to attend and meet weekly or monthly. Participants are welcome to join at any time. Join us for a group that fits your need, including:
- Support for Widowed Men (first Monday)
- College & Young Adults Group (third Tuesday)
- Coping with Cancer (third Tuesday)
- Child Loss Group (third Monday)
- Navigating Grief (third Tuesday)
- Survivors of Sudden Loss (fourth Monday)
- Pet Loss Group (fourth Tuesday)
- & more!
Scroll down for the full schedule.
Private Creative Arts Memorials
Looking for a unique way to honor your loved one? Alive’s Grief Sevices offers 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.
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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 those we serve. Shop today!
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