TRINITY HOSPICE OFFERS "STEPPING STONES OF GRIEF" SUPPORT GROUP
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TRINITY HOSPICE OFFERS "STEPPING STONES OF GRIEF" SUPPORT GROUP

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Trinity Hospice will offer "Stepping Stones of Grief", a four-part grief support group beginning on April 4, 2013, and continuing April 11, 18 and 25, for individuals experiencing grief through the death of a loved one. Trinity Hospice provides physical, emotional and spiritual care for end-of-life patients and their families in their place of residence, including their homes, assisted living facilities, nursing homes, hospitals or the Paula J. Baber Hospice Home.

"Mourning is a crucial part of the grieving process," explains Nicole Hoag BSW, bereavement coordinator, at Trinity Hospice. "Our program encourages participants to talk about their loss and grief, so they can begin to make sense of their emotions."

While sessions are free and open to the public, they are limited to 12 people each to encourage small group discussion and the opportunity to deal constructively with feelings and practical problems resulting from loss. Presentations on a variety of grief issues will also be offered. To receive the maximum benefit from this support group, participants are asked to make a commitment to attend all four sessions.

"Stepping Stones of Grief" will take place on Thursdays, beginning April 4, and continuing on April 11, 18 and 25. Two groups are available, in the afternoon from 1:00 - 3:00 p.m., and in the evening from 6 - 8 p.m. All sessions will take place at the Paula J. Baber Hospice Home, 2630 9th Ave. S, Fort Dodge.

Registration is required to attend. Please contact Nicole Hoag at 515-574-6639 or via e-mail at hoagnj@ihs.org by Friday, March 22. For more information about Trinity Hospice, call 515-574-6416.