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Free Coping With the Holidays Support Groups in December

Samaritan Healthcare & Hospice Offers 

 

Marlton, N.J. – For most people, the holidays are a happy, festive time of year. But, if you are coping with the loss of a loved one this time of year, the season can be lonely, depressing and often difficult to handle.

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Holidays or not, it is important for you to find a way to take care of yourself. The Samaritan Center for Grief Support, a member of the Samaritan Healthcare & Hospice Family of Services, announces a number of free, one-time support groups to help those grieving the loss of a loved one to cope during the holiday season.

 

While there is no charge, pre-registration is required for each session by calling (800) 596-8550.

 

For supportive information on how to get through the holidays, register for any one of Samaritan’s local Coping with the Holidays 90-minute sessions outlined below during the month of December:

Monday December 2

  • 6 p.m. – Samaritan Center – Voorhees – 265 Route 73 South, Voorhees, NJ 08043

Tuesday, December 3

  • 6 p.m. – Cinnaminson Library – 1619 Riverton Road, Cinnaminson, NJ 08077
  • 4 p.m. – Virtua Health and Rehab – 100 Long A Coming Lane, Berlin, NJ 08009


Thursday, December 5

  • 1 p.m. – Fountains at Cedar Parke Atco – 114 Hayes Mill Road, Atco, NJ 08004

Thursday, December 12

  • 2 p.m. – Samaritan’s Center for Grief Support – 5 Eves Drive, Suite 180, Marlton, NJ 08053
  • 6 p.m. – Lutheran Church of Our Savior – 204 Wayne Avenue, Haddonfield, NJ 08033


Saturday, December 14

  • 10 a.m. – Virtua Mount Holly – 175 Madison Avenue, Mount Holly, NJ 08060

 

Please note that the sessions are subject to change. Please click this link to view the most current schedule:https://samaritannj.org/resources/grief-support-groups-south-nj/.

 

 

About Samaritan Healthcare & Hospice:

Samaritan Healthcare & Hospice is a not-for-profit, non-sectarian, independent organization locally founded in Moorestown, New Jersey in 1980. Samaritan is the regional leader for hospice care, palliative (comfort) medicine, grief support and counseling, end-of-life education, and advocacy. Samaritan serves people in Atlantic, Burlington, Camden, Gloucester, and Mercer counties who are coping with the stresses of aging, serious illness or grief in their homes, assisted-living, or nursing home communities and through two inpatient hospice centers: The Samaritan Center at Mt. Holly and The Samaritan Center at Voorhees. Two thrift shops, in Westmont and Pitman, support Samaritan services and programs.  Samaritan is accredited by The Joint Commission; a member of the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO); the Home Care & Hospice Association of New Jersey; and is a four-star-level hospice in NHPCO’s We Honor Veterans program, created in collaboration with the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). For more information, visitwww.SamaritanNJ.org.

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