Coping with loss during the holidays

VITAS Healthcare — the nation’s leading provider of end-of-life care — will be hosting a workshop, Coping With Loss During The Holidays, for grieving families Nov. 18, from noon to 1:30 or 5:30 to 7 p.m., at the VITAS Office, 99 Hawley Lane second floor, Stratford.

The VITAS bereavement team will explore ways to cope with loss and find hope during the holiday season. Light meals will be provided during both sessions.

These workshops are free of charge and open to adults 18 years and older from Fairfield County.  

To reserve a space by Nov. 16 or to request more information, call Janice Maronich at 203-455-3300.

About VITAS Healthcare

VITAS Healthcare, a pioneer and leader in the hospice movement since 1978, is the nation’s leading provider of end-of-life care. Headquartered in Miami, Florida, VITAS (pronounced VEE-tahs) operates 47 hospice programs in 16 states and the District of Columbia.   (Alabama, California, Connecticut, Delaware,  Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas,  Missouri, New Jersey, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas, Virginia and Wisconsin). VITAS employs 11,821 professionals who care for terminally ill patients daily, primarily in the patients’ homes, but also in the company’s 34  inpatient hospice units as well as in hospitals, nursing homes and assisted living communities/residential care facilities for the elderly. At the conclusion of the third quarter of 2015, VITAS reported an average daily census of 15,756. Visit