The holiday season is a time of great emotion. For those who are experiencing their first holiday after the loss of a loved one, emotions can be overwhelming. Pathways of Hope at Ohio’s Hospice of Dayton and Ohio’s Hospice of Butler & Warren Counties offers a grief support program for families experiencing grief during the holidays..
“Hope for the Holidays” is open to any member of the community who has lost a loved one. The program will be held on Thursday, December 1 and Monday, December 5 , 2016 from 7 to 8 pm in the Community Room at Ohio’s Hospice of Dayton, 324 Wilmington Avenue, Dayton, OH. Another session is slated for Monday, November 28 from 7 to 8 pm at Ohio’s Hospice of Butler & Warren Counties Team and Staff Center, 5940 Long Meadow Drive, Franklin. Participants can choose the program is most convenient for them to attend.
A presentation by the bereavement counseling staff will celebrate and honor lost loved ones and offer insight into ways to cope with grief during the emotionally charged holiday season. Light refreshments will be served and participants will receive a keepsake ornament. The program is free of charge thanks to the generosity of the community.
Due to limited seating, reservations are required with a deadline of November 21, 2016 or until capacity is reached, whichever comes first. To make reservations call (937) 258-4991. When making your reservation, please indicate the date and location of the program you plan to attend, the number attending as well as the name of the loved one you would like to honor.