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BERTOLON CENTER FOR GRIEF & HEALING ANNOUNCES UPCOMING LATE SUMMER & FALL SUPPORT GROUPS AND WORKSHOPS IN 2013 Free Programs Help Bereaved Individuals and Families Cope with Loss

The Bertolon Center for Grief & Healing, a program of Hospice of the North Shore & Greater Boston, is offering a variety of workshops and support groups during the summer and fall of 2013. Most groups are free of charge, and all groups are open to the public regardless of hospice involvement. All groups meet at the Bertolon Center for Grief & Healing’s offices at 78 Liberty Street in Danvers, MA, unless otherwise noted. Space is limited and advance registration is required. To sign up or for more information, please call 978-774-5100, email grief@hns.org or visit  www.hns.org.

Upcoming Late Summer & Fall Support Group and Workshop Offerings:

Newly Bereaved is an ongoing monthly workshop that meets on the first Thursday of each month from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.

Sharing Our Losses: A Circle of Caring is an ongoing monthly workshop that meets on the first Monday of each month from 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. at Brightview Senior Living, 50 Endicott Street, Danvers.

Adult Loss of a Parent is an ongoing weekly workshop that will meet on Wednesdays beginning on August 21 through September 25 from 6:30 – 8:00 p.m.

Loss of a Spouse/Partner is on ongoing weekly workshop that will meet on Tuesdays beginning on August 27 through October 15 from 6:30 – 8:00 p.m.

Young Widowed, a weekly support group, will meet on Mondays beginning on September 9 through November 4 (skipping the October 14 holiday) from 6:30 – 8:00 p.m.

Peer Led Loss of a Spouse/Partner , a weekly support group, will meet on Tuesdays beginning on September 10 through October 29 from 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. at Hospice of the North Shore & Greater Boston, 75 Sylvan Street, Danvers.(Must have completed an initial bereavement support group to attend).

Peer Led Adult Loss of a Parent, a weekly support group, will meet on Wednesdays beginning September 11 through October 30 from 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. at Hospice of the North Shore & Greater Boston, 75 Sylvan Street, Danvers. (Must have completed an initial bereavement support group to attend).

Loss of an Adult Child, a weekly support group, will meet on Mondays beginning on September 16 through October 28 (skipping the October 14 holiday) from 6:00 – 7:30 p.m.

Peer Led Surviving a Loss, a weekly support group, will meet on Fridays beginning on September 27 through November 1 from 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. at the Peter A. Torigian Community Life Center, 79 Central Street, Peabody.

Hope and Healing: Adult Loss of a Parent, a weekly support group, will meet on Wednesdays beginning October 2 through November 6 from 6:30 – 8:00 p.m.

Loss of a Spouse/Partner, a weekly support group, will meet on Tuesdays beginning on October 29 through December 17 from 6:30 – 8:00 p.m.

Healing Hearts, a one-time workshop where participants are invited to fill and stitch a fabric heart with writing, color and images that reflect and pay tribute to individual and unique journeys of grief, will meet on Thursday, November 7 from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.  Please bring your own trinkets and personal photos that will help you visualize your heart and help it heal. Material fee: $5.00.

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