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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.

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Weekly & Monthly Grief Support Meetings

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


3rd Wed. of 

each month

Bridgeway Hospice Office Baton Rouge at 10 am

4333 American Way

Baton Rouge, LA 70816



2nd Wed. of 

each month

Bridgeway Hospice Office Lafayette at 10 am

2014 W. Pinhook Rd.

Suite 604 

Lafayette LA, 70508



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             Plaquemine: 225-320-3630           Baton Rouge: 225-753-1495



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


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


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


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.

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