Alberta Hospice Palliative Care Association (AHPCA)
A provincial resource for hospice palliative care
For more information visit www.ahpca.ca
Calgary Homicide Support Group
Peer support, assistance and education to families of homicide victims in Calgary and the surrounding area
For more information visit www.calgaryhss.ca
Canadian Virtual Hospice
Online Palliative Care and Grief Support and Resources
For more information visit www.virtualhospice.ca
Canadian Virtual Hospice - MyGrief.ca
Online support for those who are grieving or wanting to learn about grief.
For more information visit www.mygrief.ca
Guides children, teens and adults through the grieving process as they face a life-threatening illness and death of a loved one. Our team of professionals provide individual and family counselling, group support, as well as 24 hour end-of-life care. Our child and youth specialists are recognized experts in end-of-life, grief and trauma counselling for youth under 19 years of age. We operate two centres of care: Sage Centre and Rosedale Hospice.
For more information visit http://www.hospicecalgary.com
Palliative / End of Life Care (PEOLC), AHS
Offers supportive care to terminally ill patients and their families.
For more information visit Calgary Zone Palliative / End of Life (PEOLC)
Palliative Care, MyHealth.Alberta.ca
For Albertans — people who need care, families, clinicians, and care providers. The information has an Alberta focus and is designed to be easy to understand and simple to find
Pregnancy and Infant Loss Program, AHS
Provides grief support after a pregnancy or infant loss. A six week support group is also offered 2x year.
For more information visit Pregnancy and Infant Loss Program, Calgary Zone
Rotary Flames House, AHS
The Alberta Children’s Hospital Grief Support Program provides grief support, counselling and groups for parents who have experienced the loss of a child 0 - 17 years of age in the Calgary and surrounding area. This service provides individual or couples counselling specific to loss of a child, a monthly open support group, a 6 week closed grief group and an annual celebration of life memorial service.
For more information or to make a referral visit Children's Hospice and Palliative Care Service (CHaPS)
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Grief and Loss: Managing the Holidays during COVID-19
Tips and stories are shared to help those during the holiday season, who are grieving the loss of a loved one; an often difficult time of the year. The experience of grief may be more complex this year as many have experienced their loss during the pandemic and as it is more difficult to connect with typical supports.
Grief and Loss during a Pandemic
This presentation outlines supports, tools and approaches to grief and loss during a pandemic when in-person classes are not available.
Uncoupled – Dealing with the Death of a Spouse
Helpful for the bereaved who have experienced the death of a partner or spouse. You will meet four bereaved spouses and hear about how they have experienced their grief, what has helped them and ways they honour and keep connections with the memories of their spouses.
Dearly Loved: Dealing with the Death of a Parent
Helpful for adult children who have experienced the death of their parent. You will hear how four adult children have experienced their grief, what has helped them and ways they honour and keep connections with the memories of their parents.
A Family Disrupted: Dealing with the Death of a Sibling
Helpful for bereaved adult siblings. You will hear how three adult siblings have experienced their grief, what has helped them and ways they honour and keep connections with the memories of their siblings.
Out of Order: Dealing with the Death of a Child
Helpful for bereaved parents who have experienced the death of a teen or adult child. You will hear how three couples have experienced their grief, what has helped them and how they honour and keep connections with the memories of their children.
Lost Innocence: Dealing with the Death of a Young Child
Meet three parents who have experienced the death of a young child. These parents speak openly about their children and the many grief experiences they have encountered.
Love and Sorrow: Dealing with the Death of a Child with Special Needs
Meet four parents who have experienced the death of a special needs child. These parents speak openly about their children and the many grief experiences they have encountered.
Precious Lives Meaningful Choices
Within the population of children & families requiring palliative care, there are children with multiple special needs. The families of these children embrace their child’s life with courage, love and hope, in the midst of uncertainty.
Meet four families who share their experiences.