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Abels & French Hand Funeral support groups

August 23, 2015
Reinbeck Courier

Understanding Your Grief: Touchstones to Healing is a grief support group for anyone who has experienced the death of a loved one. Offered in partnership with Cedar Valley Hospice, the group will meet Mondays from 4:30 6:00 p.m. beginning September 14th. Group meetings will be held in the Activity Room of Westview Acres located at 1013 2nd St., Reinbeck.

Understanding Your Grief: Touchstones to Healing is based on the work of noted author, educator and grief counselor, Dr. Alan Wolfelt. Dr. Wolfelt is known throughout North America for his compassionate messages about healing in grief.

To learn more or to register for the group, please call Robyn at 319.830.4333 or call Teresa at Cedar Valley Hospice, 319.824.3868.

Abels & French-Hand Funeral Homes with Heart and Solutions Counseling Agency are pleased to introduce a new group, A Purpose-filled Book Club, also being offered this fall. Meetings will be held on Mondays, 6:30 7:30 September 14th and 28th, October 12th and 26th at the Iowa State Extension Office Classroom, 703 F Ave., Suite 1, Grundy Center (City Hall.) The "purpose" of this group is to gain insight about grief and loss as we read and discuss with others who have experienced a similar loss. The first book we will discuss is Midlife Orphan: Facing Life's Changes Now That Your Parents Are Gone by Jane Brooks. This book study will be of special interest to those who have experienced the death of both parents. Midlife Orphan can be purchased from Barnes & Noble Booksellers, 1518 Flammang Dr., Waterloo or from Amazon.com. Participants are asked to read the first two chapters prior to the first meeting. For more information or to register, call Robyn at 319.830.4333 or Julie at 319.239.8522

Pre-registration for both groups is strongly encouraged.

 
 

 

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