What is Hamilton's Academy of Grief and Loss?

Death and grief are common human experiences, yet these experiences tend to be different for every individual. As a result, Hamilton's Academy of Grief & Loss offers a wide variety of resources available to you and your family as you begin to work through your grief.
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Academy of Grief and Loss
Academy Events

Academy Events

Hamilton's Academy of Grief and Loss offers a variety of services to educate, support and connect with those who are grieving.
Community Events

Community Events

Hamilton's Funeral Homes host a variety of events to serve and give back to our community.

Our Staff

Jaime Caes

Funeral Director

Jaime Caes graduated from Simpson College, Indianola, Iowa in 1998 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in both Psychology and French. She continued her professional education at Worsham College of Mortuary Science in Wheeling, Illinois, receiving her Associates Degree in the fall of 1999. Jaime is a licensed Funeral Director with Hamilton’s Funeral Homes and has enjoyed serving our families since May 2000.

Jaime lives in Altoona with her husband, John, and their three children, Maesi, Maddie and John Michael. Above all else, Jaime’s greatest passion in life is spending time with her children and she loves being a mommy! Jaime is a faithful Iowa Hawkeyes, New Orleans Saints and Dallas Cowboys fan.