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Visiting Nurse Association of Greater Lowell Offers Free Bereavement Support Groups

The Visiting Nurse Association (VNA) of Greater Lowell, Inc. is offering FREE bereavement support groups for adults who have experienced a significant loss through death. These facilitated groups offer an opportunity for discussion and sharing with others who are grieving.

  • "Now What: Life After Loss" meets on the second Tuesday of every month, at 4:30pm, at D'Youville's Center for Advanced Therapy chapel, 1071 Varnum Avenue in Lowell.
  • "Stitching Your Tapestry of Healing" begins on January 15 and will continue on the third Wednesday of every month from 3:00-4:30pm. Participants are invited to bring knitting, crocheting or other needlework to group meetings, which will be held at the VNA of Greater Lowell, 40-44 Church Street in Lowell. This group is sponsored by Lowell General Hospital.

For more information or to register for either group, call Johanna Kiefner, M.Div., LICSW at 978-458-3123. Johanna is Coordinator of Spiritual and Bereavement Services at the VNA of Greater Lowell's hospice program.

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