Holy Redeemer Offers Support to the South Jersey Community Through “Grief Support Group” Bereavement Workshops
Posted Date: 5/21/2012
The free workshops feature information about grieving after the loss of a loved one.
Philadelphia, PA—May 21, 2012—Whether traveling or in the comfort of home, many people are touched by grief during the summer season. Holy Redeemer Hospice can provide tips on what to expect, how to cope and how to be empowered to embrace bereavement during its Grief Support Group sessions held throughout June, July and August for both local residents and shore area visitors.
Holy Redeemer Hospice’s Jersey Shore and Atlantic County offices will offer a six session Grief Support Group at Margate Community Church on select Tuesday evenings throughout the summer from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. The dates of the sessions are: June 5 and June 19; July 10 and July 24; and August 14 and August 28. Attendance at all six sessions is encouraged. Margate Community Church is located at 8900 Ventnor Parkway in Margate, New Jersey.
The free workshops are to the public and interested attendees can register by calling 609-822-7147 or 609-761-0209. Please note that preregistration is required.
In addition to offering bereavement support for Holy Redeemer Hospice families for 13 months following the loss of a loved one, Holy Redeemer Hospice offers support groups to the local community free of charge as part of its mission to care, comfort, and heal.
Holy Redeemer HomeCare, the largest nonprofit provider of home health and hospice services in the state of New Jersey, offers a continuum of services throughout 11 New Jersey counties, including Atlantic, Camden, Cape May, Cumberland, Gloucester, Middlesex, Monmouth, Ocean, Salem, Somerset, and Union. Holy Redeemer HomeCare also provides care in Philadelphia, Bucks and Montgomery counties in Pennsylvania. It is part of Holy Redeemer Health System, which offers a wide range of healthcare and health-related services, including an acute care hospital, home health and hospice services, two skilled nursing facilities, assisted living, a retirement community, low-income housing, an active living community, and a transitional housing program for homeless women and children. For more information call 1-800-818-4747 or visit us on the web at www.holyredeemer.com.