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Grief Support

Bridgeway Healthcare & Hospice strives to provide the highest quality, comfort-oriented care to our patients and their families by providing individualized care through spiritual, emotional and physical involvement. We strive to empower our patients and their families to live with dignity and comfort as they face life limiting illness. At Bridgeway we believe information and education are integral components of empowerment.

Weekly & Monthly Grief Support Meetings

To find out more about attending our support group meetings, please call our office.

Tues.

Last of each month

Iberia Medical Center at 10 AM 

2315 E. Main Street

 1st Floor - Classroom C

New Iberia, LA 70560

Wed.

Every

Bridgeway Hospice Office Lafayette at 10am

2014 W. Pinhook Rd.

Suite 604 

Lafayette LA, 70508


Tues.

Last of each month

Bridgeway Hospice Office Baton Rouge at 10am

 13702 Coursey Blvd.

Suite 5B 

Baton Rouge, LA 70817   

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BEREAVEMENT SUPPORT SERVICES

As the final weeks and days of one’s life approach, we are sometimes frightened and confused. In the weeks and months following the loss of a loved one, the grief reaction can become intense. Bridgeway has specialized, trained staff available to assist you with sorting out your feelings. You may consult our staff by calling the local office.

Lafayette: 337-232-5925                                                                  Baton Rouge: 225-753-1495


RECOMMENDED LITERATURE

Five Wishes Booklets

“Five Wishes” is a resource that enables you to express how you want to be treated if you are seriously ill and unable to speak for yourself. It helps structure discussion among families and physicians and addresses medical, personal, emotional, and spiritual needs. Booklets can be obtained in our office or ordered online at www.agingwithdignity.org.


Hard Choices for Loving People by Hank Dunn

“Hard Choices for Loving People” offers reliable medical advice and thoughtful, honest answers dealing with life-threatening illnesses and end of life decisions. It addresses CPR, artificial hydration and nutrition, hospitalization, ventilators, dialysis, antibiotics, pain control, and hospice care. These booklets can be obtained in our office or ordered online at www.hankdunn.com.


Journey’s End - A Guide to Understanding the Final Stages of the Dying Process by hospice nurse, Deborah Sigrist, RN, BSN   “Journey’s End” is a booklet about changes that occur to the whole person as death nears. It is meant to normalize the dying process while maintaining the mystery and sacredness of it. These booklets can be obtained in our office or ordered online at www.centering.org.

Our services and passion for caring extend to all regardless of diagnosis, 

gender, national origin, race, color, creed, sexual orientation, disability, age or place of residence.

Our services and passion for caring extend to all regardless of diagnosis, 

gender, national origin, race, color, creed, sexual orientation, disability, age or place of residence.