For those who have experienced the death of a loved one and need grief support services, the Pathways of HopeSM Grief Counseling Center at Ohio’s Hospice Loving Care is offering grief support groups in Madison and Union counties. The events are free and open to the public.
“Our grief support groups provide comfort, healing, support, and resources during your time of loss,” said Ray Vance, bereavement counseling professional at Ohio’s Hospice Loving Care. “They are a safe place for you to share your grief and hear from others who also are on their own grief journey. Join us and know that you are not alone.”
In Madison County, the Ohio’s Hospice Loving Care Grief Support Group meets the third Thursday of each month, 2 to 3 pm, at the Madison County Senior Center (280 W. High St., London, OH 43140).
The dates of the meetings in Madison County for the remainder of 2023 are:
- July 20
- Aug. 17
- Sept. 21
- Oct. 19
- Nov. 16
- Dec. 21
In Union County, the Ohio’s Hospice Loving Care Grief Support Group meets the second Wednesday of each month, 6 to 7:30 pm, at the Marysville Church of the Nazarene (1126 N. Maple St., Marysville, OH 43040.
The dates of the meetings in Union County for the remainder of 2023 are:
- July 12
- Aug. 9
- Sept. 13
- Oct. 11
- Nov. 8
- Dec. 13
In November and December, the grief support groups will discuss and provide resources for those who are grieving during the holidays.
All who are grieving are welcome to attend. No reservations are required. For more information, contact Ray Vance at RVance@OhiosHospice.org or call 937.469.0565.
Ohio’s Hospice Loving Care is an affiliate of Ohio’s Hospice. Based in Marysville, Ohio’s Hospice Loving Care began in 1993 as a grass-roots organization to provide hospice services to patients and their families in Union and Madison counties. It also provides home healthcare services in Madison County. The not-for-profit hospice helps patients to live with dignity, comfort and control by establishing goals for a better quality of life. The hospice team serves patients wherever the patient calls home, involving patients and family in choices and decisions.