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Jun
9
Tue
2020
The Second Year And Beyond…There’s More?! @ Doylestown United Methodist Church
Jun 9 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm

A support group for mature widows and widowers in the 2nd-3rd year of new grief.

While the first year of loss can feel completely overwhelming and exhausting, the second year opens the door for many new and different challenges along with more questions about the unfolding new normal. Join the bereavement coordinators of Doylestown Hospice as we focus on the 2nd year and beyond. Gather with other bereaved in a safe and supportive environment to explore, share, and grow together.

*Pre-registration is required.

For additional information and registration, please contact Celia M.R. Blum, MSW, Hospice Bereavement Coordinator – 215-345-2079 or cblum@dh.org

Jun
16
Tue
2020
Dinner Diversions
Jun 16 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Join the Bereavement Coordinators and others who understand the challenges of living with loss and share a meal. Restaurants chosen for Dinner Diversions will have something to fit everyone’s budget. Dinner Diversions will meet at different locations.

Please call 215-345-2079 to register and to learn restaurant locations. Don’t forget to call AT LEAST two hours before the program starts!

Participants are responsible for the cost of their own meal. No alcohol permitted.

Jun
17
Wed
2020
Bi-Monthly Community Drop In Meetings – New Britain Baptist Church
Jun 17 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Are you having a particularly challenging day? Would support and conversation help you get through a tougher moment? Would the support of others lift your spirits as you face the day to day challenges of new loss?

Join us for bi monthly opportunities to gather with others who, “get it.” Drop by for conversation in a safe and supportive environment and gain informal support from other bereaved. Hospice Bereavement staff or volunteers will attend all drop ins.

*Park in the upper lot and follow steps/sidewalks to the side doors
*Knock on the door labeled with “Bereavement Program”

For additional questions please call or email – Celia M.R. Blum, MSW, Hospice Bereavement Coordinator – 215-345-2079 or cblum@dh.org

Jun
19
Fri
2020
Young Surviving Partners
Jun 19 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Bereavement support group for individuals in their 30’s – 50’s who have lost a spouse or life partner.

Explore issues unique to younger widows and widowers; these may include raising children alone, maintaining a home and career, tackling new roles and responsibilities along with facing the future as a young surviving partner with many years ahead.

MEETING ON THE THIRD FRIDAY OF EVERY MONTH FROM 7:00 -9:00PM.

Call for location and to register:  215-345-2079.

Jun
24
Wed
2020
Walk & Talk at Peace Valley Park @ Peace Valley Park
Jun 24 all-day

Gather for an hour or so of gentle walking and talking with your peers along with the Bereavement staff. We meet at the North Entrance of the park (off of Rt. 313, New Galena Road). The park entrance is across from the Peace Valley Lavender Farm. Meet us at Pavilion #5 (the first Pavilion after you enter the park). For additional information and to RSVP, please call 215-345-2079. Bring water for hydration and please dress appropriately for the weather and for walking on paved and gravel-covered trails.

Tuesday, April 14, 2020 @ 5:30 PM

Thursday, May 28, 2020 @ 5:30 PM

Wednesday, June 24, 2020 @ 9:30 AM

Note: Facilitators are not CPR certified.

RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED – please call 215-345-2079.

Note: Facilitators are not CPR certified and all walks are WEATHER PERMITTING.

Jun
25
Thu
2020
The Second Year And Beyond…Now What?!
Jun 25 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Support group for younger surviving partners entering their 2nd to 3rd year of loss.

You’ve survived the 1st year of loss as a younger surviving partner and now there are many new and different questions as you move forward.  Join us in a supportive environment to talk about these challenges.  Come share experiences and insights with others who, “get it.”

*Pre-registration is required.

For location and registration, contact Celia M.R. Blum, MSW, Hospice Bereavement Coordinator – 215-345-2079 or cblum@dh.org