Special Offerings

The Pikes Peak Hospice & Palliative Care Center for Grief and Loss offers a number of special events, programs and resources to support families who have lost a loved one in our care, as well as our community.

Lunch and Learn About LIFE!

March 13, 2019
11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Speaker:  Jane W. Barton, MTS, MASM,CSA
iIn the aftermath of the diagnosis of a serious disease, we often feel dazed, confused, and afraid.  A natural reaction to devastating - and often unexpected - news.  Based upon the specifics of our diagnosis and situation, we will confront the challenge, consider the options, and make the necessary decisions.  While the program is FREE, registration is required!  Email your name and zip code to CardinaLife@msn.com to reserve your spot.  Lunch will be provided.  This event is sponsored by Dignity Memorial/Swan Law Funeral Directors and Pikes Peak Hospice & Palliative Care.  

NEW!  Book Club

Mondays, April 15-April 29
1:30 to 3:00 p.m.
Pikes Peak Hospice & Palliative Care
Read and discuss the book Second Firsts - Live, Laugh, and Love Again by Christina Rasmussen.  A step-by-step method focused on creating a satisfying life after loss.  Based on the science of neuroplasticity and our ability to adapt to change.  Not recommended if loss is very recent.   To register, call 719.633.3400 and press 5.  

Commemorative Celebrations

Commemoration is deeply rooted in the culture of Pikes Peak Hospice & Palliative Care. We know how important it is for family and friends to have opportunities to remember their loved one and even reconnect with staff members. Services include a number of commemorative celebrations throughout the year, including our annual Commemorative Celebration (held the first Saturday after Memorial Day), Tribute Wall Memorial Receptions and Trees of Life Tree Lighting Ceremony.

Grief and Loss in the Workplace

This presentation addresses the impact of grief on employee performance and appropriate ways to offer support in the workplace.

Educational Presentations for the Community

Single session grief education presentations are available by request. Your community organization can schedule a presentation or get additional information. 

Hope and the Holidays

Offers discussionon the grief process and practical suggestions for coping.  May also be presented to your group or workplace.

Referrals to Other Resources, Services and Expertise

Referrals can be arranged for individuals with needs beyond the scope of Pikes Peak Hospice & Palliative Care's Center for Grief and Loss.

Taking the First Step

For additional information or to access services, please call 719-633-3400 and press 5 to speak reach the Center for Grief and Loss, or contact us by submitting our website form. 

What Our Families Say

"Everyone I have been in contact with for your organization is a
God-send to me on every level.  Thank you for your dedication to
your job and your concern for each patient."  August 2018

"What a caring team!  Not only do you care for the patients, but also for the family. 
We were always asked, 'Is there anything you need?  god bless you all."  February 2018

"Even though it's a challenge to be without my dad, I have so many happy memories of him,
it helps always.  Thank you for all the many things you did to help my dad in his last days. 
It was so sad to watch him pass, but knowing that he was being care for everyday by
so many others, made all the difference in the world.  You've all made me feel as
though I have support if needed.  Thank you!"  April 2017

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