Hospice Calgary Sage Centre

1245 70 Avenue SE, Calgary, AB Call: 403-263-4525

Child, teen & family counselling and grief services.

Grief library. A wealth of articles and videos on grief. Provides a chance for disabled individuals to participate in recreational activities one more time Sarah Kerr, PhD. Helps people navigate death, loss and transformation. No charge. No referral req’d. Individual and group support. Thursdays with Bob: Reflections on grief and loss. Chaplain in residence. Bereavement support.

McInnis and Holloway

Call: 403-243-8200

2, 201 Carey, Canmore, AB Call: 403-431-1354 Calgary, AB

Rocky Mountain Adaptive

Soul Passages

1331 29 Street NW, Calgary, AB Call: 403-355-3207 1404 Home Road NW, Calgary, AB Call: 403-521-5292

Tom Baker Cancer Centre

Wellspring, Calgary (Focus is Cancer)

❦ WHAT OTHER TYPES OF RESOURCES ARE AVAILABLE THAT COULD HELP ME THROUGH THIS? 1. Internet: Go to Canadian Virtual Hospice: One of the best Internet sources of information. Another excellent source of information on grief is here: Children’s Grief. Go here: 2. Social Media: SLAP’D is the social media for teens who have lost a parent to find hope and connection through shared experiences.

3. CBC Radio: Children are the “hidden mourners” in our society, says child health expert. The Sunday Edition with Michael Enright. Sunday, February 4, 2018.

4. Information Handout: When Grief Goes to School, Five Tips for Parents. Published by Hospice Calgary.

5. Booklet by Kathy Cloutier: Customs and Traditions in Times of Death and Bereavement. Available through McInnis and Holloway (see The Book of Links, page 67)

6. MAiD and Grief (talk to someone): Call Calgary Chapter Dying with Dignity. 403-730-2480.

9. Books: (see also Books and Music List at the end of this Guide) a. A Grief Observed: C. S. Lewis b. Being Mortal, Medicine and What Matters in the End: Atul Gawande c. Final Gifts: Maggie Callanan & Patricia Kelley d. Healing Your Grieving Heart for Teens: 100 Practical Ideas: Alan Wolfelt


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