Support for women who lost their mothers
By Elburn Herald
on May 14, 2010
Genevaâ€”Fox Valley Volunteer Hospice is introducing a new support group for women who have experienced the death of their mother at any age for any reason, called â€œMemories of Mom.â€
The group meets Wednesday, May 19, to June 23, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at FVVH offices, 200 Whitfield Drive in Geneva. The program is free, but registration is required by Friday, May 14. Spanish interpretation is available.
Because many adult daughters share a bond with their mothers like no other, when a mother dies, the loss will continue to echo throughout a womanâ€™s life as she copes with many realizations and changing roles. This group will offer a safe place where daughters can express their grief, share special memories, learn coping strategies, and redefine their role in the family.
Fox Valley Volunteer Hospice is a community-based, nonprofit organization dedicated to serving those with life-threatening illnesses and those who have lost loved ones, serving all of Kane and Kendall counties, and parts of DuPage, Cook and McHenry counties. In addition to one-on-one support, the agency also offers medical equipment loans, adult and childrenâ€™s grief support groups, community education on end-of-life care and grief, and a community lending library. All services are provided free of charge. For more information, visit www.fvvh.org, call call (630) 232-2233, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.