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Samaritan Offers a Complimentary, Virtual Coping With Holidays Support Group in November & December



Mount Laurel, NJ – For those facing the holiday season after the loss of a loved one, the season can be lonely, emotional, and difficult to handle. To help the South Jersey community cope with loss during this time of the year, The Samaritan Center for Grief Support offers a complimentary, virtual support group facilitated by trained professionals: Coping With Holidays.

Each session will provide helpful information about coping, communication, compassion for self and others, as well as suggestions for self-care and holiday-related concerns. Register for any one of the upcoming 90-minute sessions outlined below:

NOVEMBER

  • Thursday, November 17 – 6-7:30 p.m.
  • Monday, November 21 – 6-7:30 p.m.

DECEMBER

  • Monday, December 12 – 6-7:30 p.m.
  • Thursday, December 15 – 2-3:30 p.m.
  • Saturday, December 17 – 10-11:30 a.m.
  • Wednesday, December 21 – 6-7:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday, December 28 6-7:30 p.m.

Pre-registration for a virtual session is required by calling (856) 596-8550 or e-mailing  CFGcounseling@SamaritanNJ.org. Please Note: All sessions are subject to change. For additional information, please visit: SamaritanNJ.org/coping/.

About Samaritan:

Samaritan is a not-for-profit, independent organization locally founded in Moorestown, New Jersey in 1980 as one of the first hospices in the country. Samaritan is now one of the State’s leading providers of hospice care, palliative (comfort) medicine, at-home primary care, grief support and counseling, advanced illness care, education and advocacy. Samaritan serves people in Atlantic, Burlington, Camden, Gloucester and Mercer counties who are coping with the stresses of aging, serious illness or grief wherever they call home. Samaritan also has two dedicated inpatient hospice centers in Voorhees and Mount Holly. Beyond the services covered by Medicare, Medicaid and commercial insurance plans, Samaritan annually provides nearly $1M in donor-funded non-reimbursed care for patients and families in the South Jersey region. A thrift shop in Westmont also supports Samaritan services and programs. Samaritan is accredited by The Joint Commission; a member of the National Partnership for Hospice Innovation; and is a four-star hospice in the national We Honor Veterans program. For more information, visit www.SamaritanNJ.org.