York Hospital Hospice Offers Free Grief Support Group


York, ME – York Hospital Hospice is offering “Learning to Live with Loss”, a free support group for anyone who has experienced the loss of a loved one. The sessions will begin Wednesday, January 13, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., at the Ellis Conference Room at York Hospital, 15 Hospital Drive, York, ME. The support group, facilitated by counselors Maureen Johnston and Mick Cooper, will meet for 10 consecutive Wednesdays.

“Learning to Live with Loss” is designed to help people who have recently lost a loved one 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, or 207-337-7333.

York Hospital Hospice, in partnership with Merrimack Valley Hospice, offers comfort care and palliative services for patients nearing the end of life. Whether patients are at home, in a hospital or a long-term care or assisted living facility, York Hospital Hospice provides compassionate physical, emotional and spiritual care for patients, and will coordinate grief and bereavement support for families and caregivers.

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