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.

Event Details

Organization Name:

Hamilton's Academy of Grief & Loss

Event Location:

Iowa State University
2229 Lincoln Way
Ames, Iowa 50011

Presentation for Iowa State University


Academy Director, Teske Drake will present on the topic of grief and loss in the lives of children to a group of children's literature students.

Hamilton's Academy of Grief & Loss is constantly involved in giving seminars and presentations throughout the community regarding death and grief issues. Topics might include:

-Understanding Grief
-Grief in the Workplace
-Children's Issues with Grief & Loss
-What is Cremation?
-Coping with Grief
-The Value of Advanced Planning
-Funeral Directing- A Vocation
-Cultural Diversity & Funeral Service

Presentations may be given for staff in-services, to church groups or other organizations, or as part of the classroom curriculum for students of any age.