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Published on July 17, 2012

‘Compassionate Parents’ Not Meeting in July, August in Aberdeen

Compassionate Parents, a support group for parents who have experienced the death of a child, will not be meeting in Aberdeen during July and August. The summer picnic normally held in July is tentatively planned for September.

This support group offers friendship and understanding, promotes positive resolution of grief experiences, and fosters physical and emotional health after the death of a child. Parents, grandparents, family members and friends are invited to attend and learn ways to cope with feelings associated with their loss. Marge Holland, RN, and Judy Toennies, RN (retired), are facilitators for the group, which normally meets the fourth Wednesday of the month. Call (605) 622-5552 or contact Avera St. Luke’s Education Department at (605) 622-5588 for more information.