Hospice offering holiday grief counseling


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The holiday season is a time of great emotion. For those who are experiencing their first holiday following the loss of a loved one, the emotions of the holiday season can be overwhelming. Community Care Hospice is offering Finding Hope Through the Holidays to help anyone in the community who has or is experiencing the loss of a loved one.

Led by the Community Care Hospice bereavement counseling staff, Finding Hope Through the Holidays will celebrate and honor lost loved ones and offer insight into ways to cope with grief during the emotionally charged holiday season.

The programs are free of charge thanks to the generosity of community donations . Participants can choose one of two opportunities to attend the programs, which will be held at Community Care Hospice offices located at 1669 Rombach Ave., Wilmington. The program will be offered Monday, Nov. 12 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. and again on Tuesday, Dec. 4 from 2 to 3:30 p.m.

Register by contacting Community Care Hospice at 937-382-5400 or 877-903-5400, or by emailing michellekessler@communitycarehospice.com.

Community Care Hospice is a not-for-profit hospice founded in 2004 serving 10 counties, including Highland County. In 2014, more than 300 patients and families received care from the organization, which employs 36.

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