For 13 months after the loss of a loved one, Holy Redeemer bereavement counselors also continue to help families through support groups, mailings, and counseling at no additional fee.
Understanding Grief and Loss Workshop
Saturday, October 5 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
This workshop is designed to assist those who have recently experienced the death of a loved one. Topics will include dealing with the effects of grief, exploring feelings of loss, understanding the needs of mourners, and honoring your loved one. All activities are free but require registration by calling 609-463-6029.
Memory Makers Scrapbooking Workshop
Saturday November 16 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
For many people, scrapbooking is a healing tool that helps to ease the emotions associated with grief. “Memory Makers” will allow participants to create a scrapbook commemorating a loved one. The scrapbook can chronicle your life together and happy shared memories or serve as a tribute that highlights your loved one’s life and accomplishments. Refreshments will be provided. Register by calling 609-463-6029. Registrants will be provided with a supply list.
Family Fotos on Fabric Workshops
Tuesday, December 3 and Tuesday, December 10 from 5:30 to 7 p.m.
Family Fotos on Fabric allows participants to create a pillow featuring a photograph of a loved one or a special moment shared by your family. Placed on your bed or your loved one’s favorite chair, this pillow can be a comforting accent for your home. You must mail, email or hand deliver your picture to Nicole O’Neill by Thursday, November 28. Participants must be able to attend both sessions. Refreshments will be provided. Register by calling 609-463-6029. Registrants will be provided with a supply list.
Coping with the Holidays after Loss Workshop
Wednesday December 5 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.
The holiday season can be an especially difficult time for those who have recently lost a loved one. Participants will gain insights on how the holidays may impact their emotions and learn coping strategies that can be used during the season and beyond. Dinner will be provided. All activities are free but require registration by calling 609-463-6029.
About Holy Redeemer HomeCare & Hospice
Holy Redeemer HomeCare & Hospice is the largest provider of home health and hospice services in New Jersey, and also provides care in Philadelphia, Bucks, and Montgomery Counties in Pennsylvania. Holy Redeemer Health System provides a continuum of health care, home care, long term care, and hospice which makes the Health System unique among health care providers in the region. For more information, call 1-800-818-4747 or visit us on the web at www.holyredeemer.com.