Merrimack Valley Hospice Offers Free Loss of an Adult Child Support Group


Lawrence, MA –Merrimack Valley Hospice is offering “Grief Support for the Loss of an Adult Child”, a free support group for anyone who is grieving this particular type of a loss. The sessions will begin Tuesday, January 19, from 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m., at the Merrimack Valley Hospice House, 360 North Ave in Haverhill, MA. The support group, co-sponsored by HL Farmer & Sons Funeral Homes, and facilitated by counselors Lois Marra and Nancy Thornton, will meet for 10 consecutive Tuesdays.

“Grief Support for the Loss of an Adult Child” is designed to help people who have recently experienced this type of loss learn about the grief process, share their experience, and support each other in a facilitated group environment. Sessions are tailored to meet the group’s needs and will cover many difference topics including grief, loss and healing. If you have questions, or would like to register, please contact Bereavement Coordinator Lois Marra at 800-933-5593 ext. 4537.

Merrimack Valley Hospice is a not-for-profit agency offering comprehensive medical and supportive care to terminally ill patients and their loved ones. Together with Home Health VNA and HomeCare, Inc., the agencies provide a full continuum of home health and hospice care in more than 110 communities throughout the Merrimack Valley, Northeastern Massachusetts and Southern New Hampshire.

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