Guthrie Hospice to Hold Community Bereavement Support Group

Guthrie Hospice is offering a five-week Community Bereavement Support Group that meets every Monday, from 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., beginning October 23 and continuing until November 20. The meetings will take place in the conference room at Guthrie Hospice at 421 Tomahawk Road in Towanda, Pa.

Rev. Dr. Will Baez, Chaplain and Bereavement Coordinator and Karen Robinson, Hospice Social Worker, will facilitate the group. Topics will include understanding the grief process, coping skills, communication and stress management. Persons attending this support group will find comfort and guidance from others who have suffered a loss and will know that they are not alone in the grief.

Please call Guthrie Hospice at 1-800-598-6155 to register, with questions about the support group or for directions.

Guthrie is a non-profit integrated health system located in north central Pennsylvania and upstate New York, serving patients from an 11-county service area. Guthrie is a member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network, and is the first health system based in Pennsylvania and New York to join this network. Guthrie is comprised of a research institute, home care/hospice, hospitals in Sayre, Pa., Corning, N.Y., Towanda, Pa., and Troy, Pa., as well as a multi-specialty group practice of more than 300 physicians and 190 advanced practice providers in a regional office network encompassing sub-specialty and primary care sites in 22 communities throughout Pennsylvania and New York.  Guthrie offers a wide range of services and programs designed to enhance the health and well-being of those it serves.