Hospital Seeking Hospice Volunteers

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The smallest amount of your time can make a big difference in the life of a Hospice patient and their family. Hospice volunteers come from all walks of life — retirees, homemakers, farmers, veterans, business owners, and many others. The one thing they have in common is a desire to help others during end of […]

Hospital offering Adult Grief Support Group

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The Redwood Area Hospital will be holding an Adult Grief Support Group on Mondays, October 6 – November 10 from 4:30 – 6:30 in the hospital’s Caring Connections room. The adult grief support group can offer support, friendship, information and an opportunity to talk or listen with others who are grieving. The group explores topics […]

What Do We Need During Grief?

Time: Time alone and time with those you trust and who will listen when you need to talk. Months and years of time to feel and understand the feelings that go along with the loss. Rest, Relaxation, Exercise, Nourishment, Diversion: You may need extra amounts of things you needed before. Hot baths, afternoon naps, a […]

Understanding Grief

Grief, with its many ups and downs, lasts far longer than society in general recognizes. Be patient with yourself. Each person’s grief is individual. You and your family will experience it and cope with it differently. Crying is an acceptable and healthy expression of grief and releases built-up tension for mothers, fathers, brothers, and sisters. […]