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Tucson Hospice Adult Grief Support Groups

June 21, 2016

CONFIRM GROUP INFORMATION BEFORE ATTENDING Sponsors Day Time Group Meet Address Contact Number Heartland Hospice 2nd & 4th Monday 3:30 – 5:00 p.m. Heartland Hospice 3112 N. Swan Road 325-2790 Valor Hospice 2nd & 4th Monday 3:30 – 5:00 p.pm. Valor Hospice   1860 E. River Road #200 615-3996 Carondelet Hospice Tuesday 10:00 &#...

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Skittles – Serious Illness Support Activity

June 22, 2016

Here is a great activity to support children who are dealing with a serious illness, ages eight and up. With a slight adjustment of the questions, the activity can also be used to support siblings of kids with a serious illness diagnosis as well as an entire group. Supplies Needed: Bowl Spoon One bag of […]...

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Grieving During Father’s Day

June 10, 2016

As Father’s Day approaches, it can be a very challenging time for children who have experienced the death of their father. When a child faces the loss of their father, at any age, it is a life changing event and something that they will face differently as they grow. It is important to remember that […]...

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The SALT of Tears

June 8, 2016

In 2000 an organization, Children to Children merged with Tu Nidito, bringing bereavement group support to Tu Nidito’s programs. The merger brought a rich history of Children to Children’s beginnings by founder Marianna Cacciatore, as well as an expanded mission for children grieving the death of a loved one and a new home base for […]...

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Support for Siblings

May 25, 2016

When a child is diagnosed with a serious illness, it changes the entire family. A diagnosis can often mean long hospital stays for the ill child, which results in parents having to split their time between the hospital, home, work and other children. The ill child becomes the main focus of the family’s time and […]...

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Family Memory Activities

May 11, 2016

This time of year we often celebrate family holidays. Between Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, wedding season and graduations, there are several occasions that everyone comes together to celebrate life. While these occasions are joyous, they can often bring pain as someone you love might not be alive to celebrate. Instead of ignoring these times, tr...

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The Reality of Sudden Deaths

April 27, 2016

The term ‘sudden’ death often refers to death that could have been prevented such as homicide, suicide or accidental. These deaths usually carry a stigma and are often confusing and cause anger for people that are affected by them. They defy reason and leave the mourner with a multitude of questions. “Why me?” is a […]...

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Havana Nights Remarkable Celebration

April 13, 2016

Tu Nidito is getting excited as we get ready to celebrate five Remarkable Moms at our annual signature gala, the Remarkable Celebration! Since 2002, we have been dedicated to honoring five women in our community that represent the heart of our mission. To add to the excitement each year, we carefully select a fun theme […]...

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Spring into April!

March 23, 2016

Have you ever wanted to see why Tu Nidito is so special to hundreds of children? Have you been curious about the volcano room or the imagination room? Or ever wondered just how Tu Nidito supports families dealing with serious illness and death? Well now is your chance! Join us for our annual Spring Open […]...

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Funerals – To bring a child or not

March 9, 2016

When a loved one dies in a child’s life, parents and caregivers often question whether or not kids should attend the funeral. There are many different variables that go into the equation when answering this question. There is no right or wrong answer to this question and it depends on each family’s situation when making […]...

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