Recognizing that life happens to all of us, Chilliwack Hospice Society is offering free advance care planning workshops to promote conversations about your wishes and values for your future health care. According to the BC Centre for Palliative Care, over three quarters of British Columbians agree that it’s important to talk about what matters most [...]
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During a time when seeing fewer faces in wider spaces was very important, participants of the Chilliwack Hospice Society Supportive Walking Group have continued steadily through the challenging circumstances of the COVID-19 pandemic. While a supportive walking group had been held at Townsend Park when the Society was in downtown Chilliwack in years past, the [...]
Chilliwack Hospice Society partners with Freedom Reins Equine Connections to provide therapeutic sessions for bereaved children and youth in the local community Throughout the year as part of our children’s and youth programming at Chilliwack Hospice Society, we partner with Freedom Reins Equine Connections to facilitate therapeutic interactions between horses and some of our [...]
Chilliwack Hospice Society teaches grief literacy to local high school students through peer support training
Over six sessions this Fall, 12 high school students explored the importance of peer support in the grieving process through lectures, demonstrations, and group discussions at Chilliwack Hospice Society. Facilitated by Laurie McNaught, Community Outreach and Education Manager, and Franny Hills, Child and Youth Programs Manager, students were led through an introduction to grief and [...]
Chilliwack Hospice Society expands child and youth program to include in-school support Chilliwack Hospice Society child and youth programs manager Franceska “Franny” Hills began visiting students at Vedder Middle School last Spring to talk about their experiences with the death of a caregiver and their unique grieving process. Complementing existing supports in the school system, [...]
A huge thank you to the Chilliwack Quilters Guild and the Chilliwack PieceMakers Quilt Guild, for their continued and very generous donations of quilts for the patients at Cascade Hospice Residence. The quilts are placed on the beds in each room when a new resident arrives, and are then given to the families to keep [...]
The Chilliwack Progress (July 20, 2017) It’s a dream come true. The Chilliwack Hospice Society has found a place to stretch its wings and grow. They made the announcement they had purchased a new space for their offices and program delivery back in June. Since then, they’ve been working non-stop to both run the Hospice [...]