Events & Programs

The Cochrane and Area Hospice Society delivers, collaborates and presents information on a variety of events and programs and resources to raise awareness in support of the end-of-life journey.

Up and Coming Events & Programs 2023


Announcing the EKR Education Series
Spring 2023
May 4 - June 22, 2023

Registration is open!

This educational series frames grief within all that we understand to be natural/nature and explores the many ways in which grief intersects with nature, its cycles, our relationship to nature, and the current environmental condition of the planet.

What Does Nature Teach Us About Grief?

Join us to celebrate the fullness of grief through its origin and reference in nature. ⠀

The nature of grief is its richness ⠀

The nature of grief is our growing season ⠀

The nature of grief is the spirit of love ⠀


The focus and our intention with the series is to offer perspectives, approaches, and practices to guide, inspire and support contemplation of and deepening with the nature of our grief, ourselves as grieving nature, and the healing that comes through connecting with nature.
CLASS FORMAT: 8 live Zoom sessions, recorded for replay. Participants will receive links to the recordings within 5 days of each live session. $125USD includes all 8 sessions and access to recordings.

TEACHING DYNAMICS INCLUDE: lecture, practice, workshop, conversation, ritual, experiential, and others.

LANGUAGES: Simultaneous interpretation Spanish/English; English/Spanish

DATES: Thursdays, May 4, 11, 18, 25, June 1, 8, 15, 22, 2023.

TIME: 12pm-1:30pm Eastern Time (New York)


Bragg Creek Grief Walks

Speciifc questions about the event can be provided to

Grief Walk Poster - chatter


Cochrane Walking Through Grief and Loss Support Walk

Note that with the weather improving and spring warmth well on its way, we have transitioned back to outdoor support walks every Tuesday at 10:00 am. Please see the website or contact to confiorm the meeting location, as we will be meeting at various locations over the sprring and summer to discover Cochrane and the surrounding path system.

Our walks are every Tuesday at 10:00 am. The meeting place is at the Spray Lake Sawmill Family Sport Centre Main Entrance.

If you have any questions about the Support Walk please email:


Volunteer Education

The Cochrane and Area Hospice Society has run education sessions with our volunteer group over the past year. In many instances, videos have been shown that we felt might be of interest to our general membership and have provided those videos below.

Volunteer Sessions (2020 to 2021)

June 16, 2020 - Video Dignity in Care, Dr. H. Chochinov

September 15, 2020 - Video Indigenous Voices: Walking Along Side for a Good Death

Virtual Hospice Living My Culture

October 20, 2020 - Video A Story of Care; one man’s reflections on the power of the caring relationship - Virtual Hospice

February 18, 2021 - Video Ted Talk The Journey Through Loss and Grief, Jason Rosenthal

April 20, 2021 - Video Make Mistakes - Abandon your ‘Perfect Life’ (Produced through Green Renaissance)



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