Tahoe Forest Hospice memorial service honors those who have passed on | SierraSun.com

Tahoe Forest Hospice memorial service honors those who have passed on

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TAHOE/TRUCKEE and#8212; Tahoe Forest Health System held the sixth annual Tahoe Forest Hospice Memorial Service, to remember and honor hospice patients and community members who have passed away within the last 18 months. The memorial service took place Aug. 22 at the Tahoe Forest Hospice Memorial Garden on the corner of Tahoe and Lake Avenue in Truckee. The program featured inspirational music, devotional thought, tributes and a remembrance ritual.

Surviving the loss of a loved one is a personal and often challenging experience. Tahoe Forest Hospice Services offers grief support in a safe and supportive environment. They can help develop insight on how to endure the loss of a loved one, ease the burden of grieving alone and develop skills for adjusting to a new life situation.

For more information about the Tahoe Forest Grief Support please contact Kathryn Hill, Bereavement Spiritual Care Coordinator, Tahoe Forest Hospice at (530) 582-7212 or khill@tfhd.com.

You can make a difference in someoneand#8217;s life. Tahoe Forest Hospice needs patient and family support volunteers in the Eastern Plumas, Sierra Valley and Portola areas. Volunteering is a rewarding experience and a way to offer back to the community in which you live. When you volunteer at Tahoe Forest Hospice, youand#8217;ll receive full training, flexible schedule options and the satisfaction of knowing you made a positive difference in someoneand#8217;s life.

For more information on volunteering please contact Val Sutter, volunteer coordinator, Tahoe Forest Hospice at 582-3534 or vsutter@tfhd.com.

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