Grief support groups scheduled for fall



ELLSWORTH — Hospice Volunteers of Hancock County has announced the schedule for its 2018 fall grief support group series.

Support groups being offered include specifically focused groups for those who have lost a loved one to drug overdose or for those who have lost a spouse or who have lost a child, as well as general groups for those who have lost any loved one or are experiencing various losses associated with aging.

The schedule is as follows:

  • For Those Who Have Lost a Loved One to Drug Overdose: Wednesdays, Oct. 17-Nov. 28, 5:30-7 p.m. (no meeting Nov. 21), at Hospice Volunteers of Hancock County, Ellsworth.
  • For Widows, Widowers, and Partners: Mondays, Oct. 15-Dec. 3, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at St. Francis by the Sea Church, Blue Hill.
  • For Those Who Have Lost a Loved One: Wednesdays, Oct. 17-Dec. 12, from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. (no meeting on Nov. 21), at Hospice Volunteers of Hancock County, Ellsworth.
  • For Parents and Grandparents Who Have Lost a Child: Thursdays, Oct. 18-Dec. 13, from 5-7 p.m. (no meeting on Thanksgiving), at Hospice Volunteers of Hancock County, Ellsworth.
  • Aging and Loss Workshop: Mondays, Oct. 15-Nov. 19, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at Friends in Action Senior Center, Ellsworth.

All groups are free of charge and require pre-registration by Oct. 8.

For more information or to register for any of these groups, call the Hospice Volunteers of Hancock County office at 667-2531.

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