Sharp HospiceCare's Bereavement Department provides grief education, support and referral services throughout San Diego. Our staff of skilled mental health professionals specializes in bereavement and aims to increase community awareness about grieving. The following support groups are provided free of charge. Donations are graciously accepted.
Support During the Holiday Season
These two session will focus on bereavement support during the holidays.
Healing Through the Holidays Presentation
This special event will feature presentations on understanding grief, improving coping skills, exploring the spiritual meaning of the holidays in the face of grief, and reviving hope.
Widows' and Widowers' Group
Tuesdays, October 29 to November 17 12:00p.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Fletcher Parkway Medical Center (Room 340)
8881 Fletcher Parkway
La Mesa, CA 91942
This eight-week group will address concerns of men and women who have lost their spouse. Participants will share their emotional challenges, receive support from others in similar life situations and learn coping skills.
Please note: A screening interview is required prior to participation in this group. Space is limited. Please register early. To register for this group please call voice mail 619-667-1821 by Friday, October 11, 2013. Please leave your name, phone number and the name of the group or seminar you're interested in attending. A staff member will return your call to confirm your request.
For More Information
To register for a support group or seminar, call our voice mail at 619-667-1821. Please leave your name, phone number and the name of the group or seminar you're interested in attending. A staff member will return your call to confirm your request.
To learn more about Sharp HospiceCare, call 619-667-1900. To find a Sharp-affiliated physician, search for a San Diego doctor
or call 1-800-82-SHARP (1-800-827-4277), Monday through Friday, 8 am to 6 pm. To find general information about hospice care, read the Home Care and Hospice News