Grief & Bereavement

Grief & Bereavement can have a profound impact on us physically, socially, mentally, emotionally, and spiritually. Because these affects can be unexpected and challenging, Hospice offers a wide range of compassionate and helpful support services for individuals and families facing death and loss.

Support Services

Grief Support Drop-in Groups
Currently, Hospice runs a drop-in group for people who are coping with grief after the death of a loved one. Drop-in is a chance for people to come together and socialize, talk, play games, do puzzles and connect with others who many share their grief experience. Drop in typically runs twice a year, in the spring and fall. Check the calendar for dates and times.

Grief Outreach Mailout
After the death of a loved one Hospice offers ongoing support through monthly mailouts. These newsletters include a write-up about common grief reactions and possible ways of coping. We also send a calendar of events and programs. Please call or e-mail the Hospice office if you wish to receive the mailout by post or e-mail. A few mailouts are available online here:

One on One Counselling & Support
Professional staff are available to provide grief counselling to individuals who are struggling to make sense of their loss. Please call the Hospice office if you wish to consult with a counselor. Learn more…

Evenings of Remembrance
Throughout the year Hospice hosts evenings of remembrance around the region to provide an opportunity for families, health care providers, and community members to remember loved ones who have died. Check our calendar of upcoming events for upcoming gatherings.

Angels Remembered
The holidays can be a difficult time. Each Christmas, Hospice has Angels Remembered trees in several locations across the region. Join us and place an angel on the tree in memory of your loved one who has died. Learn more…

Resource Library
Come in and browse or borrow from our library which includes many resources on topics related to dying and grief. Many people find that books and videos about death and dying can help provide a new perspective, much needed information, and reassurance that the grief we feel is “normal”.

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Thank you to Tatamagouche Foodland, C.G.Fulton Pharmacy, and Scotiabank Tatamagouche for supporting the Colchester East Hants Hospice! A special thank you to the people of Tatamagouche for supporting the BBQ and Bake Sale! ... See MoreSee Less

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Bill C-277 - an Act providing for the development of a framework on palliative care in Canada - has passed in the Senate. ... See MoreSee Less

Congratulations to my colleague Marilyn Gladu, MP for Sarnia Lambton and Vice-Chair of the Standing Committee on Health, on the passage of her Bill C-277 through the Senate of Canada. The Bill provide...

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Colchester East Hants Hospice Society shared Hospice Bucket List 50/50's post. ... See MoreSee Less

Rollover Week! The winning number - #104 - was not played this week. Next Draw: Wednesday December 13th 2017. Estimated Prize: $140.00. Learn more by visiting our website: cehhospice.org/2017/...

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The Angels Remembered Tree is up at the Hospice Centre - 89 Queen Street. Please feel free to drop in to place an Angel on the tree in memory of a loved one.

A special thank you to Treeland Christmas Tree Farm for our beautiful Tree!
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The Angel’s Remembered Tree in Elmsdale at the Lloyd E Matheson Centre.

The Angels Remembered Tree is up at the Hospice Centre - 89 Queen Street. Please feel free to drop in to place an Angel on the tree in memory of a loved one. A special thank you to Treeland Christmas Tree Farm for our beautiful Tree! @DowntownTruro

We’re all set for Angel’s Rembered at @TruroMall! Our volunteers will be on site starting at noon today. #trurobuzz #trurons #novascotua

.@trurodaily: The Colchester East-Hants Hospice Society has partnered with Dalhousie University to bring a new program to the Truro area that will help those dealing with chronic illnesses navigate community services and resources. https://t.co/V6TuBt2deW #NovaScotia #TruroBuzz

Our team is excited that @hospice_ceh is launching the N-CARE program to support adults in the #Truro area who are living at home with serious illness. https://t.co/7BIB2GAUeH

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Upcoming Events

Dec
4
Mon
all-day Angels Remembered – Truro Mall @ Truro Mall
Angels Remembered – Truro Mall @ Truro Mall
Dec 4 – Dec 22 all-day
Angels Remembered - Truro Mall @ Truro Mall | Truro | Nova Scotia | Canada
Angels Remembered is a Colchester East Hants Hospice program tradition that has been taking place since the early 2000’s and has expanded from Truro to include Tatamagouche, Masstown and Elmsdale. It is a popular event in[...]
Dec
8
Fri
all-day Angels Remembered – Masstown Market @ Masstown Market
Angels Remembered – Masstown Market @ Masstown Market
Dec 8 – Dec 22 all-day
Angels Remembered - Masstown Market @ Masstown Market | Debert | Nova Scotia | Canada
Angels Remembered is a Colchester East Hants Hospice program tradition that has been taking place since the early 2000’s and has expanded from Truro to include Tatamagouche, Masstown and Elmsdale. It is a popular event in[...]
Dec
14
Thu
6:30 pm Hospice Social Club – Christmas ... @ Colchester East Hants Hospice
Hospice Social Club – Christmas ... @ Colchester East Hants Hospice
Dec 14 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Hospice Social Club - Christmas Cookie Swap @ Colchester East Hants Hospice | Truro | Nova Scotia | Canada
Hospice Social Club Hospice recognizes the mental and physical benefits of getting out of the house and coming together in the community. There are an abundance of groups, activities and events already happening in our[...]