1 – Grief Walk and Picnic

Join us for a special walk with a picnic meal. Walking can be a great way to give yourself some much-needed care when you are grieving the loss of a loved one. An RSVP to Carlie is required. If you have allergies for us to keep in mind, please let her know. We will meet … Read More

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

2 – Living with Loss – Online

This is a free workshop to help you support yourself and others in times of grief. You will learn about the nature of grief and the various ways it can impact people experiencing different forms of loss, as well as practical tools for self- care that will help you heal and grow through difficult times. [...]

3 – Loss in the Workplace

Loss and grief will inevitably affect all workplaces. Taking a proactive approach to grief and loss enables a workplace to support employees during difficult times while also maintaining workplace productivity. In this course we will: Take an in-depth look at the nature of grief. Develop practical tools for effective management in crises and high stress [...]

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

New Resources for Pet Loss

Pets are treasured members of the family. Whether the main companion to someone who lives alone, or a four-legged member of a big family, our pets are important. They are sensitive to our moods, make us laugh with their antics, they get us out for fresh air, and they are an endless source of physical … Read More

Hospice Board Update

The health of any organization can be measured by the strength of its leadership and governance. Hospice Yukon is fortunate in having had a long history of skilled and passionate board members guiding the ways in which we fulfill our mandate. At our AGM in May of this year there were some changes to our … Read More