Hospice Wellness Programs

Wellness Program Calendar



Mind Matters: An Introduction to Managing Your Mood Healthy Living: Mind, Body, and Spirit Understanding Your Grief

A three-part education session designed to help people improve their coping through managing their mood.

An 8-week healthy living support group geared to adults with a diagnosis, a care partner, or those who are living with grief.

An 8-week support group for adults who are struggling after experiencing the death of a loved one.
Criteria: Living with a life-threatening diagnosis, such as cancer Criteria: Adults with a life-altering diagnosis, a care partner, or those living with grief.  Criteria: Individuals who have experienced a loss within the last year, with a connection to Hospice services

Session 1:TBC
Session 2: TBC

  Date: January 5th 2022- March 2, 2022, Each Wednesday Date: 8 Week Session, starting September 29, 2021
Time: 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM  Time: 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM Time:  1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Location: Virtually via Zoom Location: Virtually via Zoom and In-Person (Erie Shores Campus) Location: Virtually via Zoom
Registration: 519-251-2590 Registration: 519-251-2590 Registration: 519-251-2590


Cultural Competence and Diversity in Palliative Care Living with Grief Hospice Virtual Wellness Programs - Volunteer Led
Gain insight into applying a culturally competent lens when supporting diverse individuals and families within a Hospice and palliative care realms. 

Meet others who are grieving the death of a loved one, share experiences and explore ways to move through your grief - all in a caring and understanding atmosphere. 

 Palliative Care goes beyond just clinical needs. The Hospice of Windsor and Essex County supports patients and their loved ones in many ways through our Wellness Programs and Services.
Criteria: Open to all active Hospice clients, caregivers, staff and those working in palliative care or a health-related field. Criteria: Adults who are grieving the death of a loved one.  CriteriaThe Hospice offers virtual volunteer and wellness programs to patients and caregivers who have had a cancer or other life-altering diagnosis within the last two years.
Date: Last Tuesday of each month; next session begins September 28, 2021 Date: 2nd and 4th Thursday each month Date: Yoga - Tuesdays, 10:30 - 11:30 AM
Date: Tai Chi - Wednesdays, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Date: Volunteer Phone Support - Daytime or prescheduled Evenings and Weekends

Time5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

 Time: 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM 
Location: Virtually via Zoom Location: Virtually via Zoom Location: Virtually via Zoom or by Phone
Registration: Click Here to Register!  Registration: Click Here to Register! Registration: 519-251-2590



 Coping with the Holidays Advanced Care Planning - Education and Conversation 

A presentation focusing on preparing for the holiday season while grieving. Including strategies and time of sharing. 


Your health can change without warning. In Ontario, there are specific laws about when and who can make healthcare decisions on your behalf, should you become incapable of doing so. Advanced Care Planning conversations ensure your wishes for future care are known and clear.

 Criteria: Open to all Hospice staff, volunteers, and individuals who have experienced loss this year, with a connection to Hospice.  Criteria: Open 
 Date: Wednesday December 15, 2021 Date: Last Thursday of each month 

Time: Session 1: 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Session 2: 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

*Topic Repeated - Attendees should only plan to attend either Session 1 OR Session 2.

 Time: 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
 Location: In-Person; Erie Shores Campus, Welcome Centre as well virtually as via Zoom Location: Virtually via Zoom 
 Registration: 519-251-2590 Registration: Join the program directly using this link to open Zoom