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August 19 2019

As we continue to discuss our theme, “Change is Loss,” I want to share a post created by Melinda Seley, PLPC, on http://avenuescounselingcenter.org. I am often asked in the counseling room what it...
By Jackie Hook
Monday, August 19, 2019

Pennsylvania Funeral Directors Association Convention & Expo

Glenn Fleming and Jackie Hook attended the 2019 Pennsylvania Funeral Directors Association (PFDA) Convention and Expo in Mount Pocono.  Jackie Hook had the honor of presenting "Putting th...
By Dar Bellissimo
In News
Monday, August 19, 2019

August 12 2019

Many of the people I companion are grieving the loss of a loved one – a change readily accepted as a loss in our culture. However, other changes aren’t as readily accepted as a loss, like divorce, ...
By Jackie Hook
Monday, August 12, 2019

October 12 2019 - Healing with Love Retreat

When you've lost a loved one, healing happens best when done with love. This retreat will be time set aside to be gentle with yourself, open your heart to the healing help that lies deep within and...
By Jackie Hook
Tuesday, August 6, 2019

August 5 2019

We created the 2019 monthly themes over eight months ago, and at that time I had no idea how appropriate our August theme would be for me. This month’s theme is “Change is Loss.” My family and I ar...
By Jackie Hook
Monday, August 5, 2019

Acts of Violence

Our hearts mourn with those affected by these acts of violence the past two weekends.
By Dar Bellissimo
In News
Sunday, August 4, 2019

September 27 2019 - Grief Matters - Presented by Tides

Grief Matters Grief Matters is an educational conference for school faculty, counselors, clinicians, therapist, and friends who are interested in gaining an understanding on how to support those w...
By Dar Bellissimo
Sunday, August 4, 2019

Previous Posts

September 25 2019 - Suicide: The Ripple Effect

Suicide: The Ripple Effect  The Jana Marie Foundation will present a screening and discussion of Kevin Hines' powerful new film, Suicide: The Ripple Effect.  June the movement and help s...

September 21 2019 - The Philosophy of Hope

The Philosophy of Hope Koch is a proud sponsor of this event supporting the Jana Marie Foundation.  An EXTRAORDINARY MUSICAL JOURNEY through ADVERSITY to HOPE and RESILIENCE!  Exper...

September 10 2019 - An Evening of Hope, Healing and Remembrance - Be the Light

An Evening of Hope, Healing, and Remembrance Be the Light  Held annually on Worldwide Suicide Prevention Day, Jana Marie Foundation hosts 'An Evening of Hope, Healing, and Remembrance.: ...

September 17 - October 15 2019 - Survivors of Suicide Loss Support Group

Survivors of Suicide Support Loss Group Providing support to people who have lost someone they love to suicide. Join Evelyn Wald, a licensed professional counselor, for a special 5-week support gr...

July 29 2019

As we close this month’s discussion of the theme Life Goes On, How Do You?, we acknowledge that we also go on after a loved one dies by remembering them. Today on her birthday, we remember Margie F...

September 9 2012 - Monday's Moments Gathering

What gives you strength? Grieving can be exhausting. After a loved one dies, it takes a lot of energy to make life good again. Sometimes you're surprised by the amount of strength you actually hav...

2019 - July - Gazette - Three Important Lessons

Three Important Lessons As I’ve worked around dying, death and grief, I’ve learned three important lessons: you’re not alone, community matters and storytelling heals. These messages consistently ...