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Pathways Hospice Offers Grief and Loss Support Groups in the San Francisco Bay Area

September 8, 2012

Pathways Hospice grief support groups examine common grief issues such as coping skills, loneliness, anger, “normal” grief, and lifestyle change. Individuals grieving the loss of a wife, husband, mother, father, step-parent, grandparent, sister, brother, or friend are encouraged to attend.

Sunnyvale, California (PRWEB) September 07, 2012

Grieving can be a lonely process. Dealing with deep personal loss can leave people feeling alone, afraid, and not knowing where to turn. Pathways Home Health, Hospice & Private Duty is currently offering grief and loss support groups for Partner/Spouse Loss, Parent Loss, and General Grief Support.

Pathways Hospice grief support groups examine common grief issues such as coping skills, loneliness, anger, “normal” grief, and lifestyle change. Individuals grieving the loss of a wife, husband, mother, father, step-parent, grandparent, sister, brother, or friend are encouraged to attend. Registration is required.

Free of charge and non-denominational, these grief support groups will be held at various times in the evening and afternoons in Sunnyvale, Menlo Park, Los Gatos, Fremont, Redwood City, and Oakland. These support groups run six-to-eight weeks. Please contact Pathways Home Health & Hospice for specific times and locations.

For more information contact the bereavement department at Pathways Home Health & Hospice by email bereavement(at)pathwayshealth.org or telephone 1(888) 905-2800, ext. 4241 or visit our website at http://www.pathwayshealth.org/grief-support/index.html

About Pathways Home Health & Hospice

Pathways Home Health & Hospice is a non-profit community based organization. Celebrating its 35th anniversary, Pathways was founded in 1977 by a group of physicians who saw a community need for compassionate end-of-life care. That year Pathways served 12 patients. Pathways now serves over 5,000 families annually in five Bay Area counties.

Pathways cares for patients in their place of residence, whether it be their home, hospital, nursing home or assisted living facility. Affiliated with El Camino Hospital and Sequoia Hospital since 1986, Pathways is accredited by The Joint Commission and is a member of the Visiting Nurses Association of America, California Hospice & Palliative Care Association, and the California Association of Health Services at Home.

For more information about Pathways services, holiday grief workshops, volunteering, or making a donation in support of Pathways´ families, call 1 (888) 755.7855 or visit http://www.pathwayshealth.org.

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