Education Opportunities

Lake Superior Hospice offers many opportunities to receive education on special interest topics related to healthcare, hospice, advance directives and palliative medicine  to name a few. Please contact Kymber Beltrame at or call 906-225-7760 if you are interested in having someone from Lake Superior Hospice provide education.


Education Opportunities for 2015

Volunteer Trainings
Audience: Anyone who is interested in learning more about hospice care and perhaps is interested in volunteering, although it is not necessarily expected that you will become a volunteer following the training.
Time Needed: 10 hour training (typically over a weekend)
Dates: Spring & Fall
Outline: All aspects of hospice care.
Contact: To find out how to register for a Volunteer Training contact  Kymber Beltrame, Volunteer Coordinator at 906-225-7760 or email


Illness & the Spirit Workshop
Church or faith groups, civic groups and others as requested.
Time Needed: 2-3 hours depending on group size
Dates: As requested and scheduled by the organization and Lake Superior Hospice.
Outline: This education opportunity is designed to focus on end of life issues and fears/questions of death, serious illness and caregiving. We cover topics that may be difficult to talk about with others and open a safe environment with trigger tapes, work books, small group work and facilitated discussion by a medical professional.
Contact: To discuss opportunities contact Kymber Beltrame, Volunteer Coordinator at 906-225-7760 or email


Discover a Different
Kind of Care
  • National Nurses Week at Lake Superior Hospice means celebrating the excellent care, compassion, and commitment that each of our nurses display every day. Our nurses are exceptional in all that they do and their passion for helping our patients shines through their work. They go above and beyond for our patients and their families; whether it’s providing symptom management, support for the family, making arrangements to fulfill last wishes, and so much more! We are grateful to have an incredible group of nurses as members of our hospice team.

    Lake Superior Hospice would like to thank the following nurses who are a part of our clinical staff: Becky Shauver, Carol Blashill, Lynn Johnson, Lisa Johnson, Eileen Smit, Christy Maki, Glenda Christian, Julie Higbie, Nichol Hewitt, Louise Wilcox, and Denise Gallippo.