Events

Jersey Mike’s Day of Caring – September 20

Eat at participating Jersey Mike’s restaurants on Wednesday, September 20, and half your purchase will benefit Kids Path! Participating locations: 2104 Georgia Street, Greensboro, NC 2939 B Battleground Ave., Greensboro, NC 425 Pisgah Church, Greensboro, NC 4835 W Wendover, Jamestown, NC Kids Path is a nonprofit, specialized program of Hospice and Palliative Care of Greensboro, continue reading…

Teen Retreat – October 30

A day-long retreat for teens (6th-12th graders) who are coping with the illness or death of a loved one. Monday, October 30 Kids Path | 2504 Summit Ave | Greensboro, NC 27405 To register, please call 336.544.5437 or email kmcgregor@hospicegso.org.

Connecting Rainbows – September and October

A support program for K-5th graders and their caregivers coping with the serious illness or death of a loved one. Tuesdays, September 19, 26, October 3, 10, 17 and 24 6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Kids Path | 2504 Summit Ave | Greensboro, NC 27405 $15 Materials Fee To register, please call 336.544.5437 or email kmcgregor@hospicegso.org.

Teen Night – September 28

A gathering for grieving teens (6th-12th graders) coping with the illness or death of a loved one. Thursday, September 28 6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Kids Path | 2504 Summit Ave | Greensboro, NC 27405 To register, please call 336.544.5437 or email kmcgregor@hospicegso.org.

Ridgewood Try a Tri for Hospice – September 2

Saturday, September 2 9 a.m. Ridgewood Swim and Tennis Club 808 James Doak Parkway More information: www.triforhospice.org Register online: www.runsignup.com Contact: triforhospice@gmail.com The Ridgewood Try a Tri for Hospice is a great early season pool-swim triathlon. The event will take place at the Ridgewood Swim and Tennis Club, located in Guilford County, just outside of Greensboro, continue reading…

Dementia Talk – September 7

Why do they do that . . . and what can I do about it? This workshop looks at four of the most difficult dementia behaviors: bath wars, social problems, aggression and agitation.  Learn practical approaches and strategies for addressing these problem behaviors. Speakers: Jodi Kolada, Director of Caregiver Education at the Adult Center for continue reading…

Volunteer Information Session – August 3

Are you interested in volunteering with Hospice and Palliative Care of Greensboro (HPCG)? Please join us for Understanding Hospice: Information and Interview Sessions for Prospective Volunteers. Thursday, August 3 5:30-7:30 p.m. The Lusk Center at HPCG| 2501 Summit Ave | Greensboro, NC 27405 Registration is required. Please contact Volunteer Services by email at volunteerservices@hospicegso.org or call Cathy Lohr at 336.544.2274 continue reading…

Second Tuesdays, A Summer Series

Come in from the afternoon heat for dessert, refreshing beverages and conversation with other bereaved spouses. Tuesday, June 13 Courage. As we rebuild our lives, how do we find the confidence and hope to take on new challenges and reach beyond our comfort zone? Tuesday, July 11 Connection. Loneliness is the number one problem for continue reading…

Overdose Loss Talk – August 22

Finding Comfort Together After The Loss Of A Loved One From Overdose The Counseling and Education Center of Hospice and Palliative Care of Greensboro invites you to attend an evening event where you will hear from others who are currently walking the path of grief and healing after the loss of a loved one from continue reading…

HPCG Offers an Overdose Loss Support Group

Thursday, June 22, 2017 (GREENSBORO, NORTH CAROLINA)–Hospice and Palliative Care of Greensboro (HPCG) has started a free support group to help people who are grieving the overdose death of a loved one. As opioid abuse continues to escalate, an increasing number of local families are left reeling from the sudden death of a child, sibling continue reading…

Yoga for Managing Grief Stress – August 17

Sheila Wenzel will guide you through simple breathing and stretching exercises designed to help you get energized when you need to face your day, and to help you get calm when you need rest and retreat. No skill or flexibility required! Mats and chairs will be provided. Thursday, August 17 6 – 7 p.m. The continue reading…

Journaling Through Grief – August 3

Marcia Vanard will guide you through a series of journaling exercises designed to help you grieve your loss, remember your loved one and rebuild your life. You will not be asked to share what you write! Journals will be provided, or you can bring your own. Thursday, August 3 6 – 7:30 p.m. The Lusk continue reading…

Lunch & Learn: Options for Senior Living – October 5

Options for Senior Living: My parents want to stay in their home, but will that work? When your parents’ care needs escalate, how can you make sound, practical decisions about their care while respecting their wishes? Receive real-life guidance for navigating these tough, sometimes heartbreaking, challenges for families. This Lunch & Learn will be presented continue reading…

Make-A-Memory Bear Workshop – August 17

A creative workshop for children and teens (ages 5-18) coping with the death of a loved one. Participants will create a keepsake bear in memory of their loved one.  This workshop is for current Kids Path clients. Thursday, August 17 6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Kids Path | 2504 Summit Ave | Greensboro, NC 27405 continue reading…

Lunch & Learn: Dementia Talk – June 15

Dementia Talk: Why do they do that . . . and what can I do about it? This workshop looks at the four most difficult dementia behaviors: bath wars, social problems, aggression and agitation. Learn practical approaches and strategies for addressing these problem behaviors. Presenters: Jodi Kolada, Director of Caregiver Education, Well-Spring Solutions Marcia Vanard, LCSW, continue reading…

Lunch & Learn: Beyond the Casserole – May 18

This event has concluded. Please join one of our other upcoming Lunch & Learn events.  Beyond the Casserole: How to Truly Support a Grieving Friend or Family Member What gives real comfort to your family member, friend or colleague who is grieving? What words and actions help, and what should you avoid? Hear what deeply continue reading…

Overdose Loss Support Group – Ongoing

For persons grieving the overdose death of a loved one This is an ongoing support group, led by grief counselors from Hospice and Palliative Care of Greensboro’s Counseling and Education Center. The group offers the opportunity to: Talk about your loss with those who have had a similar experience. Face the unique challenges of the continue reading…

Volunteer Information Session – September 14

Are you interested in volunteering with Hospice and Palliative Care of Greensboro? Please join us for Understanding Hospice: Information and Interview Sessions for Prospective Volunteers. Thursday, September 14 5:30-7:30 p.m. Sessions will be held in the Lusk Center | 2501 Summit Ave | Greensboro, NC 27405 Registration is required. Please contact Volunteer Services by email at volunteerservices@hospicegso.org or call Cathy continue reading…

Suicide Loss Support Group – 2017

Suicide Loss Support Group For Persons Who are Grieving the Suicide Death of a Loved One This is an ongoing support group, led by grief counselors from Hospice and Palliative Care of Greensboro’s Counseling and Education Center. The group offers the opportunity to: Talk about your loss with those who have had a similar experience. Face continue reading…