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November 19, 2019
  • Exploring Death and Dying: Buddhism

    November 19, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
    2290 W Prairie Ave, Coeur d'Alene, ID 83815, USA

    Learn more about faith traditions' approaches, practices and beliefs about death, dying, and grieving in this free, educational series. By understanding faith traditions, we can better serve our patients and their families. All are welcome to explore these topics with us, graciously hosted by each faith tradition. This time, Thubten Jigme. Tradition: Buddhism. During our talk she will share with us the Buddhist Worldview, the stages of death according to Buddhism, and how we can support a Buddhist’s death process. Join us for another educational treat on Death and Dying in Different Faith Traditions.

  • Men's Support Luncheon

    November 19, 2019 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
    2290 W Prairie Ave, Coeur d'Alene, ID 83815, USA

    Our Men's Support Lunch is open to all men in the community who have experienced the loss of a loved one. Join Robert Wheeler, Hospice of North Idaho Volunteer for lunch and discussion with other men who can relate to your grief.

    No registration is required.
    3rd Tuesday of each month from 11:30 – 12:30 PM

    2290 W Prairie Ave
    Coeur d' Alene ID

  • Journey Through Suicide Grief Support Group

    November 19, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
    2290 W Prairie Ave, Coeur d'Alene, ID 83815, USA

    When someone you love takes their own life, your grief is profound. Reaching out to others who can relate to this experience is a significant step toward healing. Gain tools, guidance, and community through this 6-week, curriculum-based group. 

    This group is closed to new members. The next 6-week series begins in April 2020.  Sonja Dove, Bereavement Counselor doves@honi.org 208-772-7994 to register for the next series.

    Hospice of North Idaho has been the community's trusted grief support resource for nearly 40 years. Our grief counselors specialize in this unique care. Group support has shown to be both supportive and useful for participants. Because of community donations, grief support is offered free of charge.

November 20, 2019
  • Caregiver Support Group

    November 20, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
    Hospice of North Idaho, 2290 W Prairie Ave, Coeur d'Alene, ID 83815, USA

    Are you caring for someone who is chronically ill or aged and needs extra support? Do you see your role as a caregiver increasing? Journey though caregiving, its challenges, lessons, and its unique grief. Join Kaylee Kron, Bereavement Counselor and Maggie McComb, Hospice Nurse once a month along with other caregivers to share your experience, get insight from fellow caregivers, and gain skills to help you along your caregiving journey. This support group is open to the public and free of charge.
    Register, free with Kaylee Kron, Bereavement Counselor, kronk@honi.org

November 21, 2019
  • Child Loss Support Group

    November 21, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

    There is no feeling of loss quite like that of a parent who has lost a child. It is important when this occurs, to find comfort in the knowledge that you are not alone.

    This group is open to community members, regardless of any affiliation with Hospice of North Idaho.

    Join Sonja Dove, Bereavement Counselor, as well as other parents who have suffered the loss of their child.
    No registration is required
    3rd Thursday of each month from 5:00 – 6:00 PM

    2290 W Prairie Ave
    Coeur d' Alene, ID

November 26, 2019
  • Women's Support Group

    November 26, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
    2290 W Prairie Ave, Coeur d'Alene, ID 83815, USA

    Our Women's Support Group is open to all women in the community who have experienced the loss of a spouse or partner. Join Joanie Dwyer, Hospice of North Idaho Volunteer, and a community of peers who can relate to your experience. Upcoming Schedule:

    No registration is required.

    4th Tuesday of each month from 10:30 – 12:00PM

  • Journey Through Suicide Grief Support Group

    November 26, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
    2290 W Prairie Ave, Coeur d'Alene, ID 83815, USA

    When someone you love takes their own life, your grief is profound. Reaching out to others who can relate to this experience is a significant step toward healing. Gain tools, guidance, and community through this 6-week, curriculum-based group. 

    This group is closed to new members. The next 6-week series begins in April 2020.  Sonja Dove, Bereavement Counselor doves@honi.org 208-772-7994 to register for the next series.

    Hospice of North Idaho has been the community's trusted grief support resource for nearly 40 years. Our grief counselors specialize in this unique care. Group support has shown to be both supportive and useful for participants. Because of community donations, grief support is offered free of charge.

December 3, 2019
  • Journey Through Suicide Grief Support Group

    December 3, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
    2290 W Prairie Ave, Coeur d'Alene, ID 83815, USA

    When someone you love takes their own life, your grief is profound. Reaching out to others who can relate to this experience is a significant step toward healing. Gain tools, guidance, and community through this 6-week, curriculum-based group. 

    This group is closed to new members. The next 6-week series begins in April 2020.  Sonja Dove, Bereavement Counselor doves@honi.org 208-772-7994 to register for the next series.

    Hospice of North Idaho has been the community's trusted grief support resource for nearly 40 years. Our grief counselors specialize in this unique care. Group support has shown to be both supportive and useful for participants. Because of community donations, grief support is offered free of charge.

December 11, 2019
  • Volunteer Orientation

    December 11, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
    Hospice of North Idaho Building 2, 2290 W Prairie Ave, Coeur d'Alene, ID 83815, USA

    Now seeking 30 joyful volunteers providing 3-5 hours of mission support per week for:
    * Thrift Store Loading Dock & Item Sorting (10-15 people!)
    * Hospice Schneidmiller House Welcoming Center & Reception and Clean Laundry Folding (9-15 people!)

    Follow up Training will be included for those who join our team. RSVP to info@honi.org or (208)772-7994.

    Job & Schedule Details:
    1. CDA Thrift Store Loading Dock - Sat noon-5PM.
    2. CDA & Post Falls Thrift Store Item Sorting -Any Weekday 9AM-5PM.
    3. Hospice Schneidmiller House Welcoming Center & Reception Weds, Fri or Sat 5PM-8PM, Sat 9AM-1PM, Fri or Sun 1PM-5PM.
    4. Hospice Schneidmiller House Clean Laundry Folding (linens, towels, gowns) Any weekday or weekend 10AM-2PM

    One shift per week helps HUNDREDS of staff and community members!
    Learn more at https://www.hospiceofnorthidaho.org/volunteer/
    Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/786702878430992

December 12, 2019
December 17, 2019
  • Men's Support Luncheon

    December 17, 2019 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
    2290 W Prairie Ave, Coeur d'Alene, ID 83815, USA

    Our Men's Support Lunch is open to all men in the community who have experienced the loss of a loved one. Join Robert Wheeler, Hospice of North Idaho Volunteer for lunch and discussion with other men who can relate to your grief.

    No registration is required.
    3rd Tuesday of each month from 11:30 – 12:30 PM

    2290 W Prairie Ave
    Coeur d' Alene ID

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  • Being Mortal: Documentary Screening & Discussion in CDA
  • Journey Through Suicide Grief Support Group
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  • Silver Valley Grief Support Group
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  • Exploring Death and Dying: Buddhism
  • Men's Support Luncheon
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  • Caregiver Support Group
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  • Child Loss Support Group
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  • Women's Support Group
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Tree Lighting Ceremony Coeur d’Alene, 2018

Tree Lighting Ceremony Kellogg, 2018

Tree Lighting Ceremony Post Falls, 2017

St. Vincent dePaul Soup Off with Community Partners

IN THE NEWS

Wine Taste raised a record amount of support for patients! Proceeds help purchase medical supplies, medications, equipment, family grief support for patients in Kootenai, Shoshone and Benewah counties. Proceeds also help the Schneidmiller House expand by 5,000 square feet to accommodate our high demand for specialized clinical care. Read how much was raised and get full details, here!

“We may not always have the time we want,” considered one attendee. Families just want to be able to have a good, goodbye. And when it’s their time, they want to say goodbye with dignity, courage, physical comfort, and have time to do so. Read it, here.

Take a close look into the care and people you supported in the 2017 Annual Report

Review Frontline Documentary’s “Being Mortal” articles Part 1 and  Part Two