May 22, 2017

Free one-day bereavement camp for families

LEXINGTON, N.C. (May 22, 2017) – Piedmont Triad families are invited to join Hospice of Davidson County Saturday, June 10 for its annual Bridges of Hope grief camp from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

The one-day camp is designed for children and youth 6 to 18 years old and the adults in their lives who are grieving a loss. Participants will have opportunities to express their feelings while interacting with and gaining support from peers who are also experiencing a similar loss. The camp will feature a variety of age-appropriate activities to engage children and families including music, pet therapy, equine therapy, crafts, creative play, adult grief classes and intergenerational activities. There is no charge to participants. 

Bridges of Hope is open to all members of the community, regardless of whether or not a family member utilized Hospice of Davidson County’s services to care for their loved one. 

“Hospice of Davidson County’s commitment is to provide a serene, spiritual, and caring environment for our patients and their families,” said Director of Community Relations Jan Knox. “Therefore, thanks to community support, we at Hospice of Davidson of County are proud to offer our grief services, free of charge.”

Pre-registration for the Bridges of Hope grief camp is required and can be completed at HospiceOfDavidson.org or by calling (336) 475-5444.

In 2016, Hospice of Davidson County made more than 4,000 connections with bereaved members of the community. Other grief support services include individualized or group grief counseling sessions in the home or at Hospice of Davidson County, grief mailings to aid in the healing process, annual remembrance services, and many more support services. 

For more information on the Bridges of Hope grief camp visit, hospiceofdavidson.org, Facebook, or call (336) 475-5444

About Hospice of Davidson County
For more than 30 years, Hospice of Davidson County has been a recognized leader in the advancement of quality end-of-life care across the Piedmont Triad region. Each day, the ACHC accredited agency provides comfort for more than 120 patients and their families, in a variety of locations, including private homes, in long-term care and skilled-nursing facilities and at the Henry Etta & Bruce Hinkle Hospice House, the only inpatient hospice facility in Davidson County. Hospice of Davidson County is a United Way of Davidson County partner agency. For more information, please visit hospiceofdavidson.org or Facebook.


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