We had a great time with the Silver & Gold Club at our Holiday Luncheon! Together, we celebrated the season with LIVE entertainment from The Scott Laytham and Karl "Trickee" Holmes Duo and catering from The Christy Banquet Center. Our luncheon was sponsored by Villages of St. Peters. To join us at our next Silver [...]
This past week I was helping a young man who was beside himself with grief. He had lost a best friend and was grieving deeply his sudden and traumatic loss. Amazingly what had prompted his call was not because he was having difficulty with his own grief but rather OTHERS were having trouble with his grief. [...]
Thanksgiving is traditionally a family holiday when loved ones gather from far and near to count their blessings and spend quality time together. For someone who has suffered a loss, though, this holiday can feel very different. When you’re grieving, it can be hard to get into the holiday spirit, and even worse if you [...]
Today was incredible, I had the opportunity to meet with several hospices and their incredible employees at the annual Hospice Caregivers Award Luncheon! To work in hospice, you must be a one of a kind person; someone who puts everyone’s needs above yours. A hospice worker’s selfless actions and open heart filled with generosity and [...]
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As October comes to an end, I've noticed there are a lot of houses in my neighborhood with outdoor decorations and pumpkins on porches. My mom said at the end of October every year, many people celebrate by dressing up in costumes and going door to door saying "Trick or Treat!" She also said that [...]
30th Annual Holiday Remembrance Programs This complimentary program will include education and information on coping during the holidays as well as a beautiful memorial candle lighting service. >> Register Now “Experiencing the death of a loved one can be a very difficult and stressful experience. Feelings of sadness or even anger may become stronger this time of year,” said Lisa Baue, [...]
On Tuesday of this week, I traveled to the Family Arena where I was told there would be several people who may need my help. Little did I know, there were almost 500 people from our community gathered together to listen to the renowned speaker, Dr. Alan Wolfelt. He discussed self-care, six important needs of mourning, [...]
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