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Hospice offering grief counseling

ASHLAND, Ky. — Community Hospice will offer several community-based grief counseling sessions in February. All Community Hospice grief support groups are open to the public, not just those who have been served by hospice. Anyone who has suffered the loss of a loved one is encouraged to attend.

The sessions are as follows:

• Embracing Our Grief

Fridays, Feb. 20 through March 27, 3 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Carter County Public Library, 116 W. Main St., Grayson

• Grief Share

Weekly on Wednesdays, beginning Feb. 11, 1 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. (ongoing)

Community Hospice, 1480 Carter Ave., Ashland

• Men’s Support Group

Wednesdays at 3:30 p.m. (ongoing)

Community Hospice, 1480 Carter Ave., Ashland

• Parents Support Group

Bi-Monthly on the first and third Tuesdays of each month at 6 p.m. (ongoing)

Community Hospice Care Center, 2330 Pollard Road, Ashland

• Parents Support Group

Last Thursday of each month at 5:30 p.m. (ongoing)

Lawrence County (KY) Extension office, 249 Industrial Park Road, Louisa

Group topics vary from week to week, but generally offer participants the opportunity to talk about their loss, understand the grieving process and the cycles of grief, spend time with others who have experienced similar situations, and receive guidance in handling other personal matters.

For additional information or to reserve a space, contact Community Hospice Bereavement Department at 606-329-1890 or 1-800-926-6184.