Get help coping with grief during the holidays
BY JANET MARSHALL
Two upcoming events aim to help people who are grieving the loss of a loved one during the holiday season, when emotions can feel especially raw.
On Dec. 8, Hospice Support Care will offer “Healing for the Holidays,” a workshop for adults who have lost a loved one.
The free gathering will be held at Wright’s Chapel United Methodist Church in Ladysmith from 2–4 p.m. For more information, call 540/361-7071.
On Dec. 11, Mary Washington Hospice will host a seminar for parents who have lost a child. The gathering will focus on:
- Understanding how the holidays affect grief.
- Providing information on how to cope with grief during the holidays.
- Sharing stories.
The workshop will take place at the hospice at 5012 Southpoint Parkway from 5:30–7:30 p.m. To get more details or to register for the free event, call 540/741-2377 or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Janet Marshall: 540/374-5525; email@example.com