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Niagara Hospice support groups, workshops

by jmaloni
Fri, Jul 29th 2011 11:55 pm

Niagara Hospice recently announced its schedule of August community grief support groups and workshops. These groups are designed to provide education and support to people in the community to help them navigate the journey of grief and adapt to their losses in a healthy way.

Groups are held in Lockport at the Niagara Hospice Resource Center in the Ulrich City Centre, 175 Walnut St., Suite 4, and in Wheatfield at Palliative Home Care of Niagara, 2186 Liberty Drive.

•Growing through grief (Lockport) on Tuesday, Aug. 9, and Tuesday, Aug. 16 (Wheatfield), both from 6 to 7 p.m.

•Newly bereaved workshop in the Lockport. Part one on Wednesday, Aug. 10, and part two on Wednesday, Aug. 17, both from 1 until 2:30 p.m. At the Wheatfield location, the first workshop will be held Thursday, Aug. 11, and the second on Thursday, Aug. 18, both from 6 until 7:30 p.m.

•Journaling workshop at the Lockport location on Thursday, Aug. 11, from 6 until 7 p.m.

•Bereavement coffee hour at the Wheatfield location on Friday, Aug. 12, and at the Lockport location on Friday, Aug. 19, both from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.

•Grieving the loss of a pet workshop at the Lockport location on Thursday, Aug. 18, from 6 to 7 p.m.

•Support Group for Loss of a Sibling at the Lockport location on Tuesday, Aug. 23, from 6 to 7 p.m.

Registration is required for all groups. To register or for more information, call 280-0777 or visit www.NiagaraHospice.org.

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