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Published on December 04, 2009

Holiday grief support workshop offered   

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Contact: Brenda Moore (831) 625-4544

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MONTEREY, Calif. - Finding ways to navigate the holidays after the loss of a loved one is the focus of a special holiday grief support workshop offered by Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula's Hospice of the Central Coast.

The holiday season can be extremely challenging for those who have lost a partner, family member, or friend. This free workshop offers hope and help for managing expectations, memories, and feelings. Participants will learn coping skills and creative ways to integrate memories in new traditions and rituals.

The workshop is from 6:30-8 p.m. Monday, December 14 at Westland House, 100 Barnet Segal Lane, Monterey. To reserve space or obtain more information, please call (831) 649-7755.

Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula, founded in 1934 and located at 23625 Holman Highway in Monterey, has grown and evolved in direct response to the changing healthcare needs of the people it serves. It is a nonprofit healthcare provider with 205 staffed acute-care hospital beds and 28 skilled-nursing beds, delivering a continuum of care from birth to end of life, and every stage in between. It serves the Monterey Peninsula and surrounding communities through 15 locations, including the main hospital, outpatient facilities, satellite laboratories, a mental health clinic, a short-term skilled nursing facility, Hospice of the Central Coast, and business offices. Find more information about Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula at http://www.chomp.org/