Hospice hosts event to remember passed family members during the holidays

One of the ornaments on the Tree of Love at Central Wyoming Hospice and Transitions

CASPER, Wyo. (Wyoming News Now) A sparkling Christmas in tree Central Wyoming Hospice and Transitions’ lobby holds ornaments with messages to grieving family members.
They will host an event on Sunday, Dec 8 from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. for the community to come to make an ornament and participate in a balloon release.

Grief counselors say writing and drawing is a way to cope with grief, especially during the holidays.

"This process of drawing and writing on the tree ornaments allows them to express that,” said Todd VonGunten, grief care coordinator.