9/24/2018 Family Hospice and Palliative Care is offering “Navigating Loss,” a fun and inspiring workshop for women who have lost their spouse on Friday, October 12 from 9:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. at the Wingate by Wyndham Conference Room, located at 909 Chestnut Ave., Altoona.

Leading the workshop is nationally known TEDx speaker, Certified Grief Recovery Specialist®, writer, widow and retreat leader Donna Marie Todd, who is the founder of AWidowsTale.com

This workshop is designed for women who have lost their spouse at least six months prior to the event but not longer than ten years previously. This lighthearted event gives participants the ability to connect with other women who share their situation and learn useful and inspiring ways to recover from loss and rebuild their lives.

Attendance is limited to 30 participants, and pre-registration is required. The day begins with morning beverages at 9:30 a.m. and runs until 4:30 p.m. All workshop materials, a take-home workbook and lunch are included with the $25 registration fee. To register, call the Family Hospice Bereavement Department at 814-947-7060

This retreat is funded in part by a grant from the Home Nursing Agency Foundation. 

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About Family Hospice:

As part of Home Nursing Agency, Family Hospice and Palliative Care is Pennsylvania’s largest non-profit hospice provider. Family Hospice helps patients to make choices about their care, supporting family and friends who are grieving and educating both professionals the community about end-of-life issues. Through a commitment to quality services, Family Hospice provides a complete continuum of care to patients and families. Call Home Nursing Agency at 1-800-445-6262 or visit homenursingagency.com for more information. Home Nursing Agency is a United Way partner agency in Bedford County, Blair County, Huntingdon County and the Laurel Highlands.


Home Nursing Agency & Visiting Nurse Association (doing business as Family Hospice and Palliative Care) is an equal opportunity employer. Home Nursing Agency policy prohibits discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, religion, ancestry, national origin, creed, limited English proficiency, age, sex, genetics, sexual orientation, marital status, familial status, handicap or disability, ability to pay, diagnosis, veteran status, infectious disease, DNR status, or any other legally protected group status. Further, Home Nursing Agency will continue to support and promote equal employment opportunity, human dignity, and racial, ethnic, and cultural diversity. This policy applies to admissions, employment, and access to and treatment in Home Nursing Agency programs and activities. This commitment is made by Home Nursing Agency in accordance with federal, state, and/or local laws and regulations.