By Ashley Lucas, Fitness and Wellness Director at The Heritage at Lowman

heritage-at-lowmanJoin us Tuesday, December 8, for a new educational series at the Heritage at Lowman.

This new series will focus on the theme of grief. Grief is a natural and normal part of living and loving. Like going to the dentist or taking our car to the shop, it is unavoidable and something we have to deal with. This series will cover various aspects of grief to help us better care for ourselves and the ones we love when grief hits. In easy to swallow doses our grief experts will share some of their favorite tips for coping with the pain of grief.

December 8th will be the first of this new series and will focus on grief and getting through the holidays. Grief can make the holidays especially difficult. During this session you will learn tips for coping during the holiday season and different ways to honor the memory of your loved one on special days.

The following are the dates for the upcoming “Walking with Grief” educational series:

January 12, 2016: Grief is Not a Four Letter Word
February 9, 2016: Grief Personalities
March 8, 2016: Many Faces of Grief: Diverse Responses to Loss
April 12, 2016: Navigating Grief’s Perilous Paths: Tips and Tools for Mourning
May 10, 2016: Dementia and Grief
June 14, 2016: Ongoing Grief and Triggers
July 12, 2016: Keeping the Memory Alive
August 9, 2016: Coping with Grief
September 13, 2016: Memory Jars
October 11, 2016: Grief and Spirituality
November 8, 2016: Facing the Future

Each Walking with Grief sessions are held at 5:00 pm on Tuesday afternoons in Hoefler Gallery located in the Wellness Center on the Heritage at Lowman campus. Refreshment will be served. The series are free and open to the public. For more information and/or to register for the December 8th session please call (803) 732.8800.

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