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Hospice By The Bay Teen Grief Group Offers Support for Ages 13-17
Date:2/9/2009

Young people often grieve differently than adults. Hospice By The Bay's eight-week group provides teens, ages 13-17, who are coping with the death of a loved one, a safe, open place to be with other young people who are grieving.

Larkspur, CA (PRWEB) February 9, 2009 -- Young people often grieve differently than adults. Hospice By The Bay's eight-week group provides teens, ages 13-17, who are coping with the death of a loved one, a safe, open place to be with other young people who are grieving. The group is held Wednesdays, March 11th-April 29th, 6:00-7:30pm, at Hospice By The Bay, 17 East Sir Francis Drake Boulevard, Larkspur. Interactive activities offer opportunities to share experiences of loss and memories of loved ones who have died, to express feelings, and to identify ways of coping and growing through grief. Reservations are required. Please reserve by calling the Bereavement Team by March 4th at (415) 526-5699, ext. 8500.

The fee for one group series is waived for those whose family member received Hospice By The Bay's care in the past year. Donations are gratefully accepted. Hospice also accepts Medi-Cal from Marin residents who meet the criteria for services. For other community members, the fee is $175. Hospice By The Bay is committed to providing support to anyone who needs our services regardless of their financial circumstances. Contact our Bereavement Team to qualify for our sliding scale fee.

For online information about all Hospice By The Bay Bereavement groups and activities, visit www.hospicebythebay.org.

Hospice By The Bay, which serves Marin, San Francisco, Northern San Mateo, and Sonoma counties, is dedicated to providing the highest quality of end-of-life care to patients and their families regardless of their ability to pay. Hospice By The Bay also serves people whose lives have been affected by the loss of a loved one through its community grief support program.

Hospice By The Bay is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that has been serving the Bay Area since 1975. Hospice By The Bay programs are funded through health care reimbursement and financial donations from community members and businesses. For more information about Hospice By The Bay services or how to support our work, call (415) 927-2273, or visit www.hospicebythebay.org.

Contact:
Erin Henke
Hospice By The Bay
Director of Communications & Community Relations
(415) 927-2273

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