If you have experienced the death of a loved one, grief is the normal and the natural response to loss. INTEGRIS Hospice provides ongoing grief support. Conducted by Shari Ostroff, B.S., family studies and gerontology, these free six-week programs provide a step-by-step approach for those who wish to resolve their loss issues and move beyond their grief toward a richer quality of life.
Session 1 – Dates: July 21 – Aug. 25 (Tuesdays) Time: 10 to 11:30 a.m. Place: INTEGRIS Cancer Institute Conference rooms, southwest entrance 5911 W. Memorial Road, Oklahoma City, OK 73142. Session 2 – Dates: July 21 – Aug. 25 (Tuesday evenings) Time: 6:15 to 7:30 p.m. Place Moore Public Library, Room A, 225 S. Howard, Moore, OK 73160.
Call 405-695-0984 to register. Programs are free; space is limited. Ostroff has led support groups for Mercer Adams Funeral Service and the Calm Waters Center for Children and Families. Normal grief responses include appetite loss, difficulty sleeping, feelings of guilt or regret, lack of concentration, mood changes, numbness and crying.