Classes for families

Hospice Classes for Families


Your Trusted Guide to Hospice Care: Learning Resources from Minnesota’s Hospice Professionals for Families

Coffee and Conversation for Widowers (free)

WHERE: Dakota County Heritage Library Heritage Conference Room 20085 Heritage Drive, Lakeville, MN 55044

WHEN: Last Tuesday of the month (beginning March 26th) 9:30 – 11:00 a.m.

This monthly drop-in group is for men who have experienced the loss of a spouse/partner. There will be a pre-planned topic for each meeting, however, group discussion will drive the actual meeting content. Come when you can. We will provide the coffee; you will provide the conversation.

There is no cost for this group, but registration is required.

You can register by calling Kay Johnson, LSW, Bereavement Coordinator at 651-396-0782 or email Please provide your name, phone number and identify that you are registering for this group.

Email Kay

Other classes on request:

Hospice Basics Class

Provides an overview on the basics of hospice care, including philosophy, services covered, the care team, hospice indicators, how it is paid for, the benefits of early referral, and how direct care staff and hospice can work together as a team to deliver quality end-of-life care. This course is ideal for required annual hospice training for all staff in long-term senior care settings, as well as for the community and families interested in learning more about the hospice benefit.

The Dying Process Class

This education describes the signs and symptoms people commonly experience during the dying process, from the transitional stage through active
dying. The Dying Process is intended for direct care staff in long-term care settings, and can also be provided as general education for families and the community.

Understanding Grief Class

Provides a basic overview of different types of grief, as well as how grief is experienced physically, emotionally, and spiritually. Strategies
for coping with grief in healthy ways, the importance of self-care, inhibitors to healthy grieving, and when it may be time to seek professional assistance are discussed. This course is appropriate for all audiences.

Schedule Your Class Today:

Contact Our Community Education Director

Call (952) 898-1022

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In-Person Hospice and Grief Classes at New Perspective Senior Living, Faribault, MN

We are hosting a series of informative classes at New Perspective-Faribault, focusing on key topics that can benefit many in our community.


Location: New Perspective-Faribault 828 1st St. NE Faribault, MN Lower Level Meeting Room

Please RSVP to ensure a spot: call Melissa Block at 507-270-1450 or email


Health Care Directive Workshop: Your Path to Informed Decisions

Healthcare Directives: From Start to Finish

Join us for an exclusive, comprehensive workshop designed to guide you through the complexities of Advance Care Planning. Whether you’re initiating or finalizing your plans, we’re here to assist you every step of the way!

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Spots are limited to 50 participants.


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Join Us for Clarity and Peace of Mind

This workshop, in collaboration with Cancer Legal Care and Gilda’s Club, is a step towards empowering you to make informed, thoughtful decisions about your healthcare preferences, ensuring peace of mind for you and your loved ones.

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