FVVH offers two free groups to those left behind
AURORA/GENEVAâ€”Fox Valley Volunteer Hospice (FVVH) offers â€œHerbieâ€™s Friends,â€ a program where family members who have experienced a loss can share their thoughts, feelings and stories.
Families with children ages 5 through 18 enjoy a meal together followed by activities led by trained facilitators.
This group meets from 6 to 8 p.m. on Mondays, from Sept. 21 to Nov. 2 at St. Markâ€™s Lutheran Church, 27 S. Edgelawn, Aurora.
FVVH is also offering â€œPathways,â€ a seven-week group addressing issues faced by those who have lost a life partner.
Emotional support is offered as well as assistance with accepting the death and dealing with grief.
This group meets from 7 to 8:30 p.m. on Wednesdays, from Sept. 30 to Nov. 11, at FVVH, 200 Whitfield Drive, Geneva.
Both groups are free to attend, but registration is required by calling (630) 232-2233 or e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org.