Bereavement Groups and Death Cafes

23 Apr

Lone Woman, Widowed, Divorced, or Lonely, Contemplating Grief, Sadness, Depression

Everyone experiences death at some point in their lives. For those grieving, Henrico County Public Library is offering monthly Bereavement Groups at Tuckahoe Area Library and Sandston Branch Library. The Bereavement groups are safe spaces to work through your loss in a group setting. Join Alane Ford from James River Home Health and Hospice at 6pm on the second Monday of the month at Sandston or at 2pm on the fourth Thursday of the month at Tuckahoe.

For a lighter conversation about death and dying, Ms. Ford will also be leading discussion groups as part of the Death Cafe series. The next one will be at Twin Hickory Area Library on Monday, May 7th at 7pm, followed the next month at Fairfield Area Library on Monday, June 4th at 1pm.

All programs are free and open to the public.

I'm here for you

For further reading:

Fiction
Life After Life by Jill McCorkle
The Fault in Our Stars by John Green
One Summer by David Baldacci
The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry by Rachel Joyce
Tinkers by Paul Harding
A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness

Non-Fiction / Memoir
The Year of Magical Thinking by Joan Didion
Tuesdays with Morrie by Mitch Albom
A Grief Observed by C.S. Lewis
H is for Hawk by Helen Macdonald
The Light of the World by Elizabeth Alexander
When Bad Things Happen to Good People by Harold S. Kushner
Healing Grief, Finding Peace by Louis LaGrand
On My Own by Diane Rehm
Wave by Sonali Deraniyagala
Her by Christa Parravani
Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End by Atul Gawande
The Long Goodbye by Meghan O’Rourke
The Widow’s Story by Joyce Carol Oates

For Sharing with Children
Grandma’s Gloves by Cecil Castellucci (author) and Julia Denos (illustrator)
Always Remember by Cece Meng
The Goodbye Book by Todd Parr
Ida, Always by Caron Levis

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