BEREAVEMENT SUPPORT

Support for families and loved ones

After the loss of a loved one, those left behind often experience a variety of powerful feelings and emotions. These emotions can be overwhelming and isolating. 

For 13 months after one of our patients dies, our bereavement counselor provides bereavement services to their loved ones. These services include periodic “check-in” phone calls and monthly mailings about grief and strategies for coping. One-on-one counseling and grief education sessions are available if needed. We also encourage participation in one of our bereavement groups, which can be an important source of strength and support. 

**Due to COVID-19, we are currently offering only virtual group meetings**

Virtual Online Grief Support Group

When:  Monday, July 6th, 2020 – Monday, August 10th, 2020

Time:  4:30pm – 6pm

A telephone interview is required for registration.  There is no fee to participate.

* You must have access to Zoom software/internet, camera and microphone. 

For more information or to register, contact:

Betsy Flores, Bereavement Coordinator

(413) 992 – 2536 or bflores@fisherhome.org

Additional services

In addition to support groups, our bereavement counselor leads a variety of educational and supportive programs in the greater community, such as workshops on grief, memorial services for organizations that have lost a beloved colleague, and advice on talking to children about death.

For further information about one of these programs or to sign up for one of our bereavement support groups, please contact our Bereavement Specialist, Betsy Flores at Bflores@fisherhome.org or 413-992–2536 .

 
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