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Bereavement support group offered September through November

Understanding Your Grief, a 10-week program designed to provide guidance for patients and caregivers or family members who are experiencing a multitude of feelings from illness or loss of loved ones will be offered by Parkview LaGrange Home Health and Hospice on Tuesdays beginning September 17 and continuing through November 19.

    The program will be held from 4-5:30 p.m. each Tuesday at the First Presbyterian Church, 200 W. Michigan St. in LaGrange.

    At the meetings, Reverend Ken Weaver and bereavement counselor Cathy Petrie will discuss the normal emotional responses of illness and death and how to cope.

    Each session will include information and ideas by Alan Wolfelt, PhD, CT, internationally noted author, educator and grief counselor. Dr. Wolfelt is the founder and director of the Center for Loss and Life Transition located in Fort Collins, Colo.

    For more information or to register, call 1-800-292-9894.