Pet Loss Workshop

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Date(s) - March 3, 2013
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Pet Loss Workshop

Contact Info:



Contact:  Sandra Anderson,

[email protected]



(Annapolis, MD, January 28, 2013) — The Life Center is offering an array of bereavement support groups and workshops this winter in the Largo office for those in the community who are experiencing grief.

For those grieving the death of a beloved pet, Chesapeake Life Center will host a Pet Loss Workshop in partnership with Dogwood Acres Pet Retreat from 1 to 3 p.m. March 3 at the facility located at 439 West Central Ave. in
Davidsonville.  Call 410-798-4776 or e-mail [email protected]
to register.

Chesapeake Life Center is hosting an Evening General Support Group for those
18 years and older who are grieving the death of a loved one. The group meets from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on Tuesdays through March 5 at the Prince George’s office, 9500 Arena Drive, Suite 250 in Largo.

A monthly drop-in support group, Sharing the Journey, promotes discovery, healing and sharing along the grief journey. The next group meets from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on Feb. 21.

Life Center offers a monthly drop-in support group, Stepping Stones, for
children ages 6 to 14 who are grieving the death of a loved one. Participants
explore the grief process through the use of facilitated discussion,
storytelling, arts and crafts and memory rituals. The next group meeting is
from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on Feb. 6.

Chesapeake Life Center offers SoulCollage®, a grief support group utilizing an
innovative collage technique. Participants create a series of collages to
commemorate lost loved ones and to visually journal the grief process. The
group will meet from 5 to 7:30 p.m. on Feb. 4 at the Church of the Redeemer,
7300 Racetrack Rd. in Bowie. To register, call Roberta Rook at 410-987-2129 or [email protected].

A Perinatal Support Group for individuals and couples coping with an
unexpected pregnancy diagnosis or loss will meet from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on
Thursdays from Feb. 28 – April 4.


Registration is required for all groups and
workshops.  Community members are welcome to attend support groups at a
fee of $60 per person. There is no fee for Hospice of the Chesapeake families. Registration is required for all groups.
To register or for more information, call 410-987-2129.

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Chesapeake Life
Center, a program service of Hospice of the Chesapeake, serves hospice family
members as well as provides the community at large with bereavement services,
and offers activities aimed at enhancing the quality of life for members of our
service population.