Wilson offers grief support

Staff report

SIDNEY — Wilson Health Hospice will offer an eight-week, grief support group for adults and youth beginning in October.

According to Ruth Montgomery, bereavement coordinator at Wilson Health Hospice, the goals of this support group are to provide educational information about grief and loss, to assist group members in developing coping and adapting skills and to offer emotional support. The support group sessions will be offered at no charge.

Topics to be covered in the weekly sessions include understanding the grief experience, handling difficult emotions of grief, managing the stress of change, preparing for holidays and special occasions and finding meaning after loss.

The adult support group will begin, Oct. 2. This group will meet every Monday, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., through Nov. 20.

The youth support group will begin Oct. 3. This group will meet every Tuesday, from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. through Nov. 21.

Both support groups will meet in the Wilson Health Hospice office, 1281 Fairington Drive, Sidney.

Advance registration is required by calling 498-9335.

Staff report