23rd Annual Snowflake Ceremony

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Revelstoke Hospice Society Invites You To The 23rd Annual Snowflake Ceremony Sunday, December 4th, 2022 Gathering at 1:15, ceremony to begin at 1:30 p.m. in Queen Elizabeth Park around the Circle of Life tree. Please join us in remembering a friend or loved one by hanging a snowflake in their honour. It is a time forRead more

Hospice On Wheels 3.0

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Introducing the third Hospice on Wheels to Revelstoke! The first Hospice On Wheels was rolled out at Mount Cartier Court in 2019, the second at Moberly Manor in 2020 and finally Acute Care at Queen Elizabeth Hospital has their own comfort cart.  This care cart provides families visiting their loved ones a few comforts, andRead more

Improving Advanced Care Planning Engagement

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As a part of National Palliative Care Week the Council on Palliative Care will present a free virtual workshop on Tuesday May 3rd, at 4pm PST. Presentation by Dr. Tamara Sussman is an Associate Professor with the School of Social Work at McGill University. Her research focuses older persons’ and family/friend caregivers’ experiences with and accessRead more

Life happens… Be ready. Your health can change in an instant.

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Talking about what matters most to you when it comes to health care is more important than ever. Advance care planning is part of life planning ○ Who would speak for you if you could not speak for yourself? ○ Your health can change in an instant, so start conversations now • ACP in BC Fact Sheet

March is Embrace Aging Month

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There are a number of interesting sessions during this month long series related to aging, living well, aging in place – many of them are on Zoom. Events Calendar

Grief and Bereavement Support Groups

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Where are you along your grief journey?   Loss is a normal part of life. Often we need support to help cope with strong and unfamiliar emotions which accompany change and loss. This support group allows individuals experiencing loss a safe place to work through their grief and express it openly. It is also aRead more

Thank you Ruth

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The Hospice community would like to bid a gracious farewell to Ruth Boettger as president of the Revelstoke Senior Citizens’ Association. After twelve years serving the seniors of Revelstoke, she has decided to devote more time to her home and family. Thank you Ruth for all of your contributions.

Congratulations Eileen Harris!

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Over the holiday season the Revelstoke Hospice Society was collecting donations and memberships for the chance to win a Cardinal Quilt. Congratulations go to Eileen Harris who was the winner of this beautiful creation. Special thanks to the Revelstoke Quilters Guild whose creative efforts made these donations possible. The Hospice and the Guild have beenRead more

Happy Holidays from the Revelstoke Hospice

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This has been another challenging year. Trying to provide care for clients through changing Covid restrictions, encountering medical staff who are overwhelmed and needing support themselves, and trying to keep our volunteers motivated and engaged has taken a toll on everyone.  However, the loss of life and the grief remind us daily that the workRead more

Donate to Win

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The Hospice Society Volunteers will be at Save-On and Southside collecting donations for your chance to win a Cardinal Quilt. The Revelstoke Quilters Guild created a masterpiece last year! The Quilters are able to donate their time and skill to community projects like this Seasonal Cardinal Quilt through the generous support of the Revelstoke CreditRead more