GRC News

GRC Support Groups Continue to Bring Comfort to Grieving People

March 5, 2018

A new support group has been added to the list of support groups that meet at the Grief Resource Center: The Adult Sibling Support Group. Facilitated by Lori Nawman, the group meets the first Monday evening of each month from 6:30 – 8:00 pm at 1113 University Blvd. NE.  Sibling grief is a loss for which […]

Moving Forward Peer Facilitators- Susan and Stefa

October 10, 2017

Susan Cowsill and Stefa Zawerucha, facilitators of the Moving Forward Peer Support Group for Widows, Widowers and Significant Others, connected through their mutual loss and that they are both New York natives. Susan has been widowed for three years. Her husband of 32 years, Richard, was a Vietnam Vet. She has a special place in […]

Upcoming Events to Bring Comfort During the Holiday Season

October 10, 2017

Grief Share Holiday – November 11, 2017 (10:00 am – 12:00 Noon) Sacred Wounds: A Writing Workshop – November 17, 2017 (9:30 am – 4:00 pm) Creative Arts and Grief – December 2, 2017 (10:00 am – 12:00 Noon) Life Out of Darkness – December 16, 2017 (10:00 am – 12:00 Noon) To register click on UPCOMING EVENTS.

Five Ways to Cope During the Holidays

October 10, 2017

.  Holidays are by nature nostalgic, and even the happiest of memories can be painful when one is grieving.  Below are several suggestions that can help you throughout the holidays.  Remember, holidays can still be significant times for you.  They will be different, but they can still be meaningful.             –  […]

Meet the TAPS Facilitators

October 10, 2017

Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (TAPS) is a support group that welcomes those who are grieving the death of a military loved one regardless of the circumstances or relationship to the deceased. TAPS is a  Washington-based nonprofit that organizes grief care groups throughout the country. A newly formed TAPS group meets monthly at the Grief […]

Why Support Groups?

October 7, 2017

Support groups are one of the pillars of the Grief Resource Center’s mission to help individuals define their own pathways to healing.  Grief support groups are groups of people who have lost loved ones. Support groups provide the grieving person with a circle of people with whom they have no other relationship, in contrast to […]

After the Death of a Beloved Pet

October 7, 2017

The death of a beloved pet can feel as devastating as the death of a beloved human family member or friend.  Since research shows that the majority of pet owners consider their pets as treasured members of their own family, the death of these  cherished  companions can be difficult and challenging.  For those who share […]

Animals and Healing

October 7, 2017

I have always had pets and they have all been very important to me. With their unique personalities and antics, animals have always brought a smile. It is a lot different since my son, Josh, passed away. I remember my Mom asking me many thousands of times during my youth, “Are you okay?”  I do […]

Upgrading our Website to Better Serve our Clients

October 7, 2017

The Grief Resource Center has a new website! The website helps fulfill an important part of the Grief Resource Center mission and vision by helping spread the word about the array of classes, workshops, and supports to help people better understand the circumstances of their grief, and to identify beneficial resources as they move forward […]

Mother’s Day Workshop Offered at the Grief Resource Center

April 3, 2017

After loss, Mother’s Day takes on a new meaning. On Saturday, May 13th, there will be workshop at the Grief Resource Center to gain insight, comfort and tools to help deal with grief on Mother’s Day. We will learn from one another how to honor and remember our beloveds. The day will include a guest speaker, small […]