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Grief During the Holiday Season

Tips, Tricks, and True Stories

The holiday season can be a uniquely difficult time for those grieving the loss of a loved one.

A 2021 survey of 2,000* U.S. adults indicated that 36 percent of respondents didn’t want to celebrate the holidays because of feelings of grief or loss. The reasons vary widely from person to person and […]

December 16th, 2023|News & Announcements|

Remembrance Tree Ceremony 2023

QUICK FACTS:

When: Sunday, December 3, 2 PM

Where: EKU Perkins Building, 4436 Kit Carson Drive, Richmond, KY 40475

Why: Whether your loss was recent or not, the holidays are a time when those we’ve lost are especially missed.

Who: All are welcome to participate, regardless of whether we cared for your loved one.

What does the ceremony involve? The […]

November 1st, 2023|Events, News & Announcements|

Remembrance Tree Ceremony 2022

QUICK FACTS: 

What: The 2022 Remembrance Tree Ceremony 
When: Sunday, Dec. 4, 2:00 PM EST 
Where: Virtually and Live via the Hospice Care Plus Facebook Page 

Why? Whether your loss was recent or not, the holidays are a time when those we’ve lost are especially missed. 
Who? All are welcome to participate, regardless of […]

October 31st, 2022|Events, News & Announcements|

Remembrance Tree Ceremony 2021

QUICK FACTS:

What: The 2021 Remembrance Tree Ceremony
When: Sunday, Dec. 5, 2:00 PM EST
Where: Virtually and Live via the Hospice Care Plus Facebook Page
Why? Whether your loss was recent or not, the holidays are a time when those we’ve lost are especially missed.
How to Request a Memorial Ornament: Online at […]

October 29th, 2021|Events, News & Announcements|

Grief & Bereavement in the Age of COVID-19

The Kentucky Hospice Network (KHN) is proud to host this virtual inservice on Thursday, May 17, from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. EST. Registration is available online.

Joelle Osterhaus, LCSW, LICSW, ACHP-SW, and Karen Monts will lead an important and timely discussion on how the COVID-19 pandemic affects grief and bereavement and how organizations can […]

May 10th, 2021|News & Announcements|

Remembrance Tree Ceremony Dec. 6

One of our community’s most beloved, holiday traditions is the annual Remembrance Tree Ceremony, with hundreds participating each year for more than 25 years.  The 2020 ceremony will be hosted live and virtually on Sunday, December 6, at 2 p.m.

The event will be live-streamed on our Remembrance Tree 2020 Facebook event page. To participate, […]

November 9th, 2020|Events, News & Announcements|

Remembrance Tree Dec. 8

The annual Remembrance Tree ceremony is set for Sunday, December 8, at 2 p.m. at Chenault Vineyards in Richmond at 2284 Barnes Mill Road.

The 2019 Remembrance Tree ornament, a variety of laser-cut, wooden snowflakes, was created by Berea artist Steve Farmer.

The event is a long-standing tradition for the community, bringing hundreds together on the […]

November 20th, 2019|Events, News & Announcements|

Shadow Box Workshop July 12

A young lady places items about her grandfather in a shadow box at a past Shadow Box Workshop. We’re hosting another workshop on July 12.

A special workshop to help individuals and families remember
and honor a loved one is coming July 12.

The Shadow Box Workshop gives participants all the supplies
they need—shadow boxes, scrapbook materials, […]

June 10th, 2019|Events, News & Announcements|

Remembrance Tree Dec. 2

The annual Remembrance Tree ceremony is set for Sunday, December 2, at 2 p.m. at the EKU Center for the Arts.
The event is a long-standing tradition for the community, bringing hundreds together on the first Sunday in December for 25 years.
The Remembrance Tree ceremony gives the community a chance to remember loved ones during […]

November 12th, 2018|Events, News & Announcements|

Get Remembrance Tree Ornaments Now

Hospice Care Plus’s annual Remembrance Tree ceremony is set for Sunday, December 4, 2:00 p.m., at a new location: EKU’s Center for the Arts.

The event is a long-standing tradition for Hospice Care Plus and the community, bringing hundreds together for more than 20 years.

The Remembrance Tree ceremony gives the community a chance to remember loved ones […]

November 23rd, 2016|Events, News & Announcements|