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VNA & Hospice of the Southwest Region Grievance Support Group Begins May 3 | Community News

ByJulie J. Helfer

Apr 25, 2022

SOUTH WEST VERMONT – The VNA & Hospice of the Southwest Region (VNAHSR) will be offering an eight-week bereavement support program beginning Tuesday, May 3, with two separate sessions each Tuesday at 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. Casella lecture from the VNA & Hospice of the Southwest Region’s Rutland office on 7 Albert Cree Drive.

Led by Chaplain and Spiritual and Bereavement Coordinator, Reverend Jesse Bradley, the eight-week program will examine the stages of grief and how to successfully navigate the process from grief to hope for those newly bereaved. Those wishing to attend should contact Reverend Bradley at 802.855.4225 or email jesse. [email protected]

Grieving is a natural response to the experience of the death of a friend or loved one. This non-denominational support program will help participants cope with the many grief reactions a person may face.

“Our support group is designed to help those going through bereavement in our community by providing them with hope, healing and essential coping skills that can better enable them to move on and recover. ‘thrive even after suffering a loss,’ Bradley said.

The course is free and open to the public, but pre-registration is required.

Founded in Rutland, the VNAHSR has grown to include sites throughout Bennington County. VNAHSR is a non-profit, Medicare-certified home care and hospice agency that provides a wide range of advanced medical care with compassion, reliability, and expertise to people of all ages.