New Canaan's Visiting Nurse & Hospice of Fairfield County will offer a three week bereavement support group this spring to help adults cope with loss following the death of a beloved pet.

The bereavement support group for those who have lost a pet will meet Wednesdays from 6 to 7:30 p.m. beginning April 25 and will continue through May 9. There is no fee for participation. Participants in this group will be offered a safe place to express their feelings of loss.

Kristin Carpenter, LCSW, will facilitate the loss of a pet support group. She is a grief and bereavement counselor at Visiting Nurse & Hospice of Fairfield County.

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The bereavement support group for those who have lost a pet will be held at the offices of Visiting Nurse & Hospice of Fairfield County in Suite 114 at the Health and Wellness Center at I-Park. The support group is open to the public but pre-registration is required. For more information or to pre-register call Visiting Nurse & Hospice of Fairfield County at 203-834-6341, ext. 255.

A nonprofit community organization for 100 years, Visiting Nurse & Hospice of Fairfield County provides professional nursing and support services, senior care management, physical rehabilitation, health education, community wellness programs and compassionate hospice care for adults and children in New Canaan and throughout Fairfield County Visit them at www.visitingnurse.net.