Patient & Family Events

Remote group – September 10 Living with Grief: Parent program

The in-person Living with Grief Parent Program previously scheduled for this evening has been changed to a remote group due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Grieving parents can contact Bereavement Services at [email protected] or 612-813-7216 to learn more about attending this remote group, or to sign-up to receive a monthly e-mail which includes resources for exploring various grief topics on your own at home. Please also reach out if you would like individual support in connecting with other grief resources.

 

Offers grieving parents a safe space to come together and receive support
Groups are held the 2nd Thursday of each month • 6–7:30 p.m.

Thursday, September 10 topic: Secondary Losses

Throughout the grief journey many parents find value in coming together with other grieving parents who can understand and appreciate the intense grief that comes when a child dies. Each session of this program will cover a pre-selected topic, while also having time for open discussion. Parents will have the option to talk about their child and their family’s story, as well as share feelings, thoughts and concerns. Parents are welcome to participate as they feel comfortable, however there is no pressure to talk — we understand the value of simply gathering together.

The Living with Grief Parent program serves grieving parents/guardians who have experienced the death of a baby or child during “childhood” (ages of preterm birth to approximately age 25).

This program is free of charge and open to any family in the greater community — families do not have to have been cared for in the Children’s Minnesota system to participate.

To meet the needs of the whole family, the Living with Grief Youth and Grandparent/Aunt/Uncle programs are held concurrently. Youth programming is available to children ages 18 months to senior year in high school.

Event Date and Time

September 10, 2020, 6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Location

Remote group

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