Grief Support

When Families Grieve

July 9, 2019

A safe place for families to grieve & heal When families grieve they face unique challenges helping children understand, cope and heal. Family dynamics can further complicate grief. Plus, if…

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Fathers Day and Grief

June 12, 2019

by Lisa Templeton-Farmer, Director of Grief Programs at Kansas City Hospice Fathers Day can be a treasured time for a family to celebrate relationships and be together. But, Fathers Day…

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Circle of Lights Photo Essay 2019

May 24, 2019

On May 21, 2019 our annual Circle of Lights was once again scheduled to light up the Plaza with more than 1,300 luminaries. Unfortunately, Mother Nature had more rain in…

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Volunteering is 3 times blessed

April 10, 2019

When you volunteer: 1. You bless the organization you’ve chosen. 2. You bless the person or family you impact. 3. You give blessings to yourself. Our 500+ volunteers at Kansas…

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Day of the Dead can inspire us to cope with grief

November 2, 2018

Part Three of a three-part series on how grief support looks to traditions like Day of the Dead to help people learn new coping skills. In Part Two, we explored the traditions while discussing how they might provide a different perspective for anyone grieving a loved one. Now in Part Three, we’ll look at some of the specific elements of the celebration and give suggestions on incorporating new traditions into your life.

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Day of the Dead may provide insights into grieving

October 31, 2018

Part Two of a three-part series on how grief support looks to traditions like Day of the Dead to help people learn new coping skills.. Let’s continue exploring the traditions while discussing how they might provide a different perspective for anyone grieving a loved one.

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World Hospice and Palliative Care Day is October 13

October 12, 2018

Each October, World Hospice & Palliative Care Day offers the opportunity to speak about end-of-life care in our community. Kansas City Hospice wants to raise awareness and understanding of the needs – medical, social, practical, spiritual – of people living with a life-limiting illness and their families. Kansas City Hospice is fortunate to have many volunteers, staff, donors and other supporters helping us provide essential services to the greater Kansas City area.

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Solace House Video Wins a PRISM Award

October 9, 2018

The Public Relations Society of America – Kansas City held its annual PRISM Awards Gala on September 20 at Studio Dan Meiners. Kansas City Hospice + Solace House received the 2018 Silver Award for Solace House – 20 years,  20,000 lives.

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