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October 2021

Community Education Series: How Giving from an IRA can help YOU

October 28 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Virtual

Join us in welcoming back KCH's Director of Donor Relations, Mary Zahner Bauer. In this session Mary will discuss the benefits of giving from an IRA.  We will discuss how to save taxes today and through your estate, review rules governing contributions and distributions, and cover effective ways to leave a gift for your child.  Mary has worked for KCH for 14 years.  She began her career as the Planned Giving/Major Gift specialist and formalized our Planned Giving efforts by…

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Processing Grief Through Creative Arts Support Group

October 28 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Kansas City Hospice, Kansas Office, 10100 W. 87th Street, Suite 100
Overland Park, KS 66212 United States
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$10

Creative arts have helped humans cope with loss and grief since the beginning of civilization. We will explore ways to use painting, journaling, sculpting collage, music, and drama as coping skills as you move through your grief journey.  No experience in any art form necessary.  This is a 5 part series and meets for 5 consecutive Thursdays 3:30-5:00pm. October 14, 21, 28, November 4, 11, 2021 $10 donation per series of groups is requested for supplies. Seating is limited and…

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November 2021

The Grief Journey

November 1 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
No Cost

This five-week adult support group offers support, education, and coping strategies for grievers at least two months after their loss. This virtual group meets for 5 consecutive Monday afternoons on Zoom.  Mondays, October 11, 18, 25, November 1, 8 11:30 am-1:00 pm Please register with Debbie Wilson at 816.363.2600 by Friday, October 1.

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Processing Grief Through Creative Arts Support Group

November 4 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Kansas City Hospice, Kansas Office, 10100 W. 87th Street, Suite 100
Overland Park, KS 66212 United States
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$10

Creative arts have helped humans cope with loss and grief since the beginning of civilization. We will explore ways to use painting, journaling, sculpting collage, music, and drama as coping skills as you move through your grief journey.  No experience in any art form necessary.  This is a 5 part series and meets for 5 consecutive Thursdays 3:30-5:00pm. October 14, 21, 28, November 4, 11, 2021 $10 donation per series of groups is requested for supplies. Seating is limited and…

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The Grief Journey

November 8 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
No Cost

This five-week adult support group offers support, education, and coping strategies for grievers at least two months after their loss. This virtual group meets for 5 consecutive Monday afternoons on Zoom.  Mondays, October 11, 18, 25, November 1, 8 11:30 am-1:00 pm Please register with Debbie Wilson at 816.363.2600 by Friday, October 1.

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Spouse/Partner Loss Monthly Support Group

November 9 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
No Cost

This group meets the Second Tuesday of every month. 2:00-3:30 p.m. This is a very welcoming group and every month finds different participants joining in discussion. New participants are always welcome. This group is currently offered as a virtual group on Zoom. Please register with Julie Anello at 816.363.2600.

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Processing Grief Through Creative Arts Support Group

November 11 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Kansas City Hospice, Kansas Office, 10100 W. 87th Street, Suite 100
Overland Park, KS 66212 United States
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$10

  Creative arts have helped humans cope with loss and grief since the beginning of civilization. We will explore ways to use painting, journaling, sculpting collage, music, and drama as coping skills as you move through your grief journey.  No experience in any art form necessary.  This is a 5 part series and meets for 5 consecutive Thursdays  3:30-5:00pm. October 14, 21, 28, November 4, 11, 2021 $10 donation per series of groups is requested for supplies. Seating is limited…

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Navigating Grief

November 17 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
No Cost

This singular event adult support group offers support, education, and coping strategies for grievers at least two months after their loss. Virtual group on Zoom. Wednesday November 17, 2021 12:30-2:00 pm. Please register with Ann Elbert at 816.363.2600.

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Community Education Series: What is Hospice & Palliative Care?

November 18 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Virtual

Join us as experts from the Kansas City Hospice team provide a better understanding of what hospice and palliative care is and how it can help you in your time of need. 

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December 2021

Spouse/Partner Loss Monthly Support Group

December 14 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
No Cost

This group meets the Second Tuesday of every month. 2:00-3:30 p.m. This is a very welcoming group and every month finds different participants joining in discussion. New participants are always welcome. This group is currently offered as a virtual group on Zoom. Please register with Julie Anello at 816.363.2600.

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Our center for grief and healing supports individuals and families who have been impacted by the death of a loved one, whether anticipated, or sudden and unexpected. We provide opportunities to share, listen, learn and heal with peer group support from age 3 through adult.

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