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Aultman Hospice Offers a Wide Variety of Support Groups

by Tiffany Pellegrene | May 09, 2014
Whether you’re mourning the loss of a loved one who battled cancer or a loyal family pet, grief hurts. Aultman offers a variety of grief groups to provide care and comfort for people of all ages.

CANTON, Ohio (May 6, 2014) – Whether you’re mourning the loss of a loved one who battled cancer or a loyal family pet, grief hurts. Aultman offers a variety of grief groups to provide care and comfort for people of all ages.

Grief 101
This is a six-week support group for those who have recently lost loved ones. The group offers an opportunity to learn about grief, identify ways to cope and connect with others who are grieving. The group is offered periodically throughout the year, and attendees are asked to commit to all six sessions.

Moving Forward
This group is open anyone who has experienced the death of a loved one and would like information and support. These sessions are held from 4:30-5:30 p.m. on the second and fourth Tuesdays of the month.

Trauma Loss Group
Led by counselors with expertise in trauma loss, this group meets once a month and is offered to those who have experienced the traumatic loss of a love.

Young Widows
This is a new and ongoing monthly group for women who would like continued friendship and support.

Lunch Bunch
This is an independent social group that meets the second and fourth Wednesdays of each month at different area restaurants.

Men’s Breakfast

This group is for men who have experienced the loss of loved ones. Aultman Chaplain Terry Livengood facilitates this group, which meets the third Friday of the month at 8:30 a.m. and includes a free homemade breakfast.

Stitchin’ and Knittin’
This group is for people who have experienced the loss of loved ones and would like to meet in a casual atmosphere for support and friendship. Bring any handwork project on which you are working. The group gathers the first Wednesday of the month from 10-11:30 a.m.

Counseling
Aultman offers counseling to anyone experiencing the loss of a love one. Counselors who specialize in grief address loss ranging from the death of a loved one or pet to infant/child loss to anticipatory grief. Counseling may assist in easing loss and making grief more manageable. Most major insurances are accepted, but no one will be turned away for the inability to pay.

Learn More
With the exception of the Lunch Bunch, the grief groups meet at the Women’s Board of Aultman Hospital Compassionate Care Center. The facility is located on the Aultman Woodlawn campus at 2821 Woodlawn Ave. in Canton.

Please call Beth Wengerd at 330-479-4835 for an appointment or more information about any of these grief sessions.

 

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  1. Penny Campanizzi | Jun 06, 2014
    I called Aultman Hospice and they referred me to this site to make a donation for Aultman Hospice in lieu of flowers, but I can't seem to find where to do that on this website.  Can you direct me?

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