2 – Kids Create Memory Crafts

Healing a Loss through Creativity Free workshop to make memory crafts   Connect with other kids Listen to stories Explore what helps when you’re missing your loved one   Sunday December 3rd 1:00 – 4:00 Ages 6 – 12 Caregiver attends too No cost Registration Required: email carlie@hospiceyukon.net  or call (867) 667-7429  

1 – Indoor Grief Walking Group

Walking with others can be a great way to give yourself some much-needed care when you are grieving the loss of a loved one. This 3-session group is a gentle way to connect with others who are grieving. Walking and breathing can help move our emotions. The group walks at an easy pace on the [...]

Remembering Morris Lamrock

Morris was a volunteer with Hospice Yukon. This version of his life story was originally co-written by Joie Quarton and Susie Anne Bartsch and adapted for our blog.Morris David Lamrock was a true renaissance man, a man of varied passions and interests, a man of range and capacity. Born on February 13, 1960, in Calgary, … Read More

Grief Yoga – Winter 2023

THIS EVENT IS NOW WAITING LIST ONLY… BUT FEEL FREE TO PUT YOUR NAME ON THE LIST! Grief affects our whole being…Brain fog, somatic symptoms of grief, rollercoasters of emotions or numbness, low energy, etc. are all normal experiences when grieving. Grief yoga is a gentle way to rebalance energy, support self-care and gently release … Read More

Affected by Change

We expect that the effects of the pandemic will continue to be felt in our community for years to come… many Yukoners lost family members, employment, and important social connections.  There have been a few “silver linings” at Hospice Yukon, including our increased capacity to offer services remotely across the Yukon. We’re also noticing that … Read More

5 – Day Hospice

Are you living with a life-limiting illness? We offer a free monthly Day Hospice. A chance to connect with peers who are also living with a life-limiting illness. Gentle activities, social time, relaxation, and live music. Monthly afternoon program also provides a short break for caregivers. Space is limited so please contact Hospice Yukon to [...]

4 – Caregiving Through Loss and Grief

This 5-part online course is geared towards the unique needs of family and professional caregivers. The role of a caregiver often involves grief - both our own and the grief of those we care for. Developing awareness of the complex and often hidden losses that affect caregivers can help you feel more confident and satisfied in [...]

3 – Lights of Life

Lights of Life offers a way to remember the lives of our loved ones who have died. We often feel their absence and miss them especially during the holiday season. Visiting a Lights of Life tree and hanging a tag in their memory is a way to bring their presence closer. It’s a meaningful thing [...]

Excerpts from a Grief Diary

By Megan Slobodin A year ago, my husband passed – unexpectedly, suddenly.  I felt myself plunging deep into grief, fighting for air, and forcing myself to take active steps just to keep myself alive.  Coming to grips with the loss of my partner and best friend was devastating enough. Realizing the magnitude of all the … Read More

Heartfelt Thanks to our Volunteers

This year, as in many years past, our passionate and skilled volunteers have contributed countless hours towards the work of Hospice Yukon. Our volunteers help in myriad ways… they are part of all of our programs and services, and also help out ‘behind the scenes’. The following are some of the important ways they contribute: … Read More