Facing Thanksgiving When Someone You Love Has Died

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 [...]

November Chapters Newsletter

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30th Annual Holiday Remembrance Candlelight Memorial Program

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, [...]

October Chapters Newsletter

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Pets Remembered at Annual Paws Program

On Sunday, September 24 Baue Pet Services held their annual Paws to Remember service at Legacy Park in Cottleville, Missouri. The program included a reading of pet names, a talk on grief and healing from Kelly Karavousanos, LPC, CT, and a beautiful bubble release. Following the program, families were encouraged to write messages to their [...]

Dr. Wolfelt’s Professional Seminar

    To register for Dr. Wolfelt's Professional Seminar, please click here. (Click here to register for our Community Seminar for Grieving Families. ) Wednesday, October 18th 8:30am - 12:00pm The Family Arena On Wednesday, October 18th, 2016, caregivers have the opportunity to hear nationally renowned bereavement counselor, Dr. Alan D. Wolfelt address on "The Art of “Companioning” the Mourner: Caring [...]

Community Seminar for Grieving Families with Dr. Wolfelt

  Click here to register for our Community Seminar for Grieving Families.  (To register for Dr. Wolfelt's Professional Seminar, please click here.)   Tuesday, October 17 7:00pm - 9:00pm The Family Arena The approaching holiday season, for some, can bring a sense of sadness, loneliness, and emptiness. Holidays can result in a renewed sense of grief [...]

Paws to Remember

Baue Pet Services annual Paws to Remember pet honoring ceremony will be held at Legacy Park (5490 Fifth Street, Cottleville MO, 63304) on Sunday, September 24 at 3:30pm. The ceremony will include a reading of names, a presentation from grief counselor, Kelly Karavousanos, LPC, CT on how to care for and support yourself, and a Bubble Ceremony. Following the service, there [...]

July Chapters Newsletter

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Fathers’ Day for the Grieving

Kelly Karavousanos Director Grief Services Center for Hope and Healing Father's Day is all at once a painful reminder that my Dad is no longer here yet at the same time a comforting reminder of what a gift it was to have him as my Dad. I would not be the person I am today without him. In times [...]

8th Annual Seeds of Hope Program Will Have a Planting Ceremony

Since 2010, hundreds of families have attended the Annual Seeds of Hope Remembrance Program sponsored by Baue Funeral Homes, Crematory and Cemetery in St. Charles, Missouri. This year, families will have an opportunity to participate in the planting of wildflower seeds in memory of their loved one. This tribute is designed to leave a colorful and [...]

May Chapters Newsletter

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