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Cancer Center Offers Discussion Groups on Managing Loss and Grief During Holidays

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Marian Cancer Care at Marian Regional Medical Center (MRMC), Arroyo Grande Community Hospital (AGCH), and French Hospital Medical Center (FHMC), Dignity Health Members, are offering a series of seasonal discussion groups to help those who have suffered loss.

The free group discussions will be led by Jenni Davis, Oncology Counselor and Patient Advocate for the Mission Hope Cancer Center.  Davis will focus on practical ways to minimize negative feelings and will provide tools to help successfully cope during the holiday season.  Participants will be able to select from the following dates and locations:

  • Wednesday, November 13, 2013 – 1 – 3 p.m. at the Mission Hope Cancer Center, 1325 East Church Street, Santa Maria. For more information about this date, please call 805.219.HOPE (4673) 
  • Thursday, November 14, 2013 – 1 – 3 p.m. at the Arroyo Grande Community Hospital Annex, 345 South Halcyon Road, Arroyo Grande. For more information about this date, please call (805) 481-7245 
  • Wednesday, November 20, 2013 – 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. at the Hearst Cancer Resource Center, 1941 Johnson Avenue, Suite 201A, San Luis Obispo. For more information about this date, please call (805) 542-6234

Advanced reservations are preferred by calling the numbers listed above.  Light refreshments will be provided. 

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Tuesday, November 05, 2013