Grief Support Find a Location Find a Doctor Hospice Hospice Advance Directive/Living Will Support Grief Support Music Therapy Massage Therapy Pet Therapy Volunteering at Hospice How You Can Help Hospice Resources Palliative Care Footprints Perinatal Program Outpatient Clinic Resources Send a Care Card FAQs Hospice & Palliative Medicine Fellowship St. Elizabeth Healthcare Grief Support Services St. Elizabeth Hospice offers a full array of support services for families of our patients. Below is a list of Grief Support Groups offered through our program. All groups provided by St. Elizabeth Hospice are open to the public and are not limited to those having received hospice care. “STARS” Philosophy “STARS” is an acronym outliningour philosophy of providing an emotionally Safe place in which participants can Tell their stories of grief, feel Accepted and Respected for what they are feeling and thinking, and feel Supported by others in their grief journeys. STARS FAMILY PROGRAM: (formerly STARS for Kids) A support group for school age children and their caregivers who have experienced the death of a loved one. Also, as part of this program, we offer a group for parents of infant loss and older child loss. Offered as a semester series during the school year on Tuesday evenings. Series begin in September and January. STARS for ADULT DAUGHTERS*: A once-a-month open group for daughters who have experienced the death of a parent. Meets on the fourth Wednesday evening of each month. STARS for ADULTS Grief Basics Class*: A six-week grief group series for adults who have experienced the death of a spouse, parent, sibling, or friend. Available in both daytime and evening. Call to find out next start date. STARS for WIDOWS*: A once-a-week open meeting on Wednesday at noon for those who prefer a daytime support group and once a month on the third Wednesday evening of each month for those who work outside the home. Contact Marcy for details: Marcella.CameronMeyer@stelizabeth.com MEN’S BREAKFAST CLUB: A once-a-month brunch on the second Tuesday of each month. Includes guest speakers as well as time for fellowship. MEN’S HUDDLE*: A once-a-month meeting for men to connect and find support in an informal atmosphere. Meets on the third Friday morning of each month. STARS for ADULTS Grant County: A twice-a-month group that meets for brunch on the first Monday of the month and for a support group meeting on the third Monday of the month, both at 10:30 a.m. * Meets at the new Bunning Grief Support Center next door to the Hospice Center. DONATE TO STARS *To donate to our STARS program, please choose "Hospice STARS" from the drop down menu on the "Donate" page.* Before Joining Prior to joining a group, we request that you contact our bereavement coordinator to arrange a consultation by phone at (859) 301-4611 or by email. Additional Resources Please contact James Ellis either by phone at (859) 301-4611 or by email if you are interested in obtaining more information on any of the listed support groups. For More Information About Hospice Care: NHPCO - National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization St. Elizabeth Healthcare Community Grief Support Center This community-based center provides individual, family and group grief counseling (see the list of available classes below). These classes help identify feelings and focus on concerns associated with grief. We serve the entire Northern Kentucky region. Our services are free and open to all, regardless of whether or not your loved one was cared for by St. Elizabeth Hospice. Location Details Where: 483 S. Loop Dr. Edgewood, KY 41017 Hours of Operation: Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.