November 14, 2018

Help For Children Who Are Grieving Through the Holidays

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Attleboro, MA - Holidays can be difficult for those who have experienced loss, especially children. Do you know a child who has experienced a loss and may be grieving? Do you want to find a place where children who have experienced loss can safely express inner thoughts and explore greater understanding of their feelings at an age appropriate level? Community VNA Hospice & Palliative Care can help.

Registration is now open for Kids’ Club, a one-day workshop to be held Tuesday, December 11th from 3:30 to 5:00 PM at Community VNA, 10 Emory Street, Attleboro, MA. Kids’ Club is designed to address the unique bereavement needs of children ages five to 13. Participating children are guided by experienced hospice bereavement counselors who specialize in working with grieving children. Activities may include art therapy, simple crafts, creating memory books, story sharing and thoughtful discussions. Kids sharing with kids is highly encouraged and supported.

This one and one-half hour workshop is free and open to the public. Space is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis. For more information, or to register by December 4th, contact Glenn Rounseville, Spiritual and Bereavement Care Coordinator. Email grounseville@communityvna.com or, call 508.222.0118, ext. 1372.

Throughout the year, Community VNA Hospice & Palliative Care provides bereavement support. These support programs include regular meetings for adults and periodic programs for children. The spiritual and bereavement care coordinator also assists individuals with finding ongoing psychological support.

All programs and services are provided to the public free of charge.
For additional hospice and palliative care resources, visit www.communityvna.com.


About Community VNA Hospice and Palliative Care

Hospice is caring that focuses on comfort for patients with serious illnesses. This care is designed to provide all aspects of medical, emotional and spiritual care and support for patients and assistance for their loved ones.

Community VNA's Hospice and Palliative Care nursing staff are available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, to provide skilled medical care and assistive support, to treat physical symptoms as well as the emotional and spiritual needs of our patients and their loved ones.

For more information, visit www.communityvna.com, and connect with Community VNA on Facebook.


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