RESOURCES

Alternative Therapies

Reiki

UMOYA Healing Energy
780.880.2764

Yoga

Bridgette Shaw Yoga

Artisanal Offerings

Keepsake Memory Bears

Jen’s Creations

A dignified way to turn your loved one’s clothing into something special to keep memories alive after they are gone. Jen’s Creations encompass all sorts of animals, which can be seen by clicking on the link above. With attention to detail and exceptional workmanship, these unique handmade stuffed animals will be cherished forever.

Memorial Glass & Cremation Jewellery

Glass House Xperience
403.462.2651

An exquisite, handmade glass keepsake with your loved one’s ashes incorporated throughout is a tangible reminder of the most meaningful memories. From orbs to pendants to pet paw prints and everything between, each piece is custom made as per your specifications. The highly trained artists use glass blowing tools and techniques that stand the test of time, creating keepsakes that will be treasured for years to come – “Forever in your heart and hand”.

Caregivers’ Support

Caregivers Alberta
780.453.5088
Toll free: 1.877.453.5088

Compassionate Care Leave in Alberta

Counselling & Therapy

Children’s Grief Centre
403.263.4525

Distress Centre Calgary
Crisis line: 403.266.4357 (24 hours/day, 7 days/week)

You’re Not Alone Grief Connection
403.206.9938

Dementia Support

Alzheimer Society of Calgary
403.290.0110

Comfort Keepers Home Care
403.228.0072

Dementia Network Calgary
403.290.0110

Estate Planning & Administration

Kirk Montoute Dawson LLP
403.233.9300

Funeral Arrangements & Services

Choice Memorial Cremation & Funeral Services
403.277.7343

Cooperative Memorial Society
403.248.2044
Toll free: 1.800.566.9959

McInnis & Holloway Funeral Homes
Various locations

Green Burials & Alkaline Hydrolysis

Alkaline Hydrolysis

Alkaline Hydrolysis is also referred to as resomation, aquamation and flameless cremation. While available in some Canadian provinces, this process is not yet available in Alberta. Due to increased interest however, an informational website is linked above.

Green Burial Society of Canada

Prairie Sky Cemetery
403.221.3660

Hospice & Palliative Care

Referrals to hospice in the Calgary Zone are made by a Palliative Home Care Case Manager
or a Palliative Care Consultant. See: Alberta Health Services Consult Service.
The hospices listed below are for informational purposes and indicate which
services and additional resources each one offers.

Calgary

Okotoks

Foothills Country Hospice Society
403.995.4673

LGBTQ+

Proud, Prepared and Protected

Rainbow Elders Calgary

MAiD
(Medical Assistance in Dying)

Bridge C-14

Dying with Dignity Canada