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Grief Support Group on Friday Mornings

Lafayette, IN

Franciscan Hospice Care Lafayette will offer two 10-week grief support groups. The group is open to anyone who is grieving the loss of a loved one. The sessions will be facilitated by Anne Pigman, Hospice bereavement coordinator.

The evening group meets weekly on Tuesdays from 6 to 7:30 p.m. The group starts on Tuesday, April 23 and runs through Tuesday, June 25.

A morning session will be held weekly on Fridays from 9:30 to 11 a.m. The group starts on Friday, April 26 and runs through Friday, June 28

Some aspects of participating in a grief support group include:

  • Giving information about the grieving process so people understand the changes that are happening
  • Providing a safe place to share the grieving experience
  • Sharing ideas on how to handle daily concerns and changes that come with grief

Materials include:

  • "Understanding Your Grief, Ten Essential Touchstones for Finding Hope and Healing Your Heart," by Alan D. Wolfelt, Ph.D.

Cost for the book is $10. Participants may return the book at the end of the final session for a full refund.

Registration is required and can be made by calling Anne Pigman at (765) 423-6911.

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