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Explore opportunities to learn, heal and grow with Avow. Here, you’ll find everything you need from support
groups to informative seminars by our experts in hospice, palliative care and grief support.

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Emotional Healing Through Journaling (in-person event)

Avow 1095 Whippoorwill Lane, Naples

This group is designed to support emotional healing from grief by providing members with a creative space to process their feelings through journaling. The goal is to use journal writing as a self-care technique to explore emotions and process grief while supporting and uplifting one another creatively. This group meets in the Center for Grief […]

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Grief in the LGBTQ Community (online only)

ONLINE ONLY Online Meeting

This is an open platform for the LGBTQ community to find support and coping skills to handle their unique grief and loss journeys. Attendees’ losses do not have to be death-related and include a large facet of losses unique to this community and their paths to discovery. This is an online group held via Zoom […]

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Regain Your Independence – You Got This! (online only)

Life after losing a spouse or partner can be scary; now you have to figure out “life” on your own.  This educational support group is chock-full of ideas on how to handle tasks such as getting your own insurance, making medical decisions on your own, and how to manage your day-to-day appointments and life’s responsibilities. This […]

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Bereavement Support Group (online only)

ONLINE ONLY Online Meeting

This group is open to any adult in the community who has experienced a loss of any kind. Tuesdays, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM This is an online group held via Zoom video conferencing. Please RSVP to bereavement@avowcares.org  in order to join the group.  You will receive Zoom instructions once you have RSVP’d. If you […]

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Alzheimer’s Support Network Group (online only)

ONLINE ONLY Online Meeting

This group is led by an Avow counselor for the Alzheimer’s Support Network. Groups are available for current caregivers and those who have lost someone from Alzheimer’s. You can sign up by calling Alzheimer’s Support Network at (239) 262-8388.  For questions about the group email bereavement@avowcares.org or call (239) 261-4404. This is an online group […]

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Adult Parent/Parental Figure Loss Grief Support (online only)

ONLINE ONLY Online Meeting

This support group will address the unique, and sometimes complicated, grief issues faced by adults who have lost parents or a parental figure. Losing a parent at any age is life-changing and leaves many feeling like “adult orphans.” This group will provide support through the process of this unique life transition. This is an online […]

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Child Loss Support Group (online only)

ONLINE ONLY Online Meeting

This group deals with the unique grief of losing a child.  Two volunteers with experience in specific challenges associated with the death of a child will co-facilitate this group. Please RSVP to bereavement@avowcares.org for access information. This is an online group held via Zoom video conferencing. Please RSVP to bereavement@avowcares.org  in order to join the group.  […]

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Grief & Spiritual Health (online only)

ONLINE ONLY Online Meeting

This group is an opportunity to explore the impact of grief on spirituality and overall well-being, how our faith shifts and changes through significant experiences such as death and loss. This group is offered via Zoom video conferencing to accommodate social distancing. You MUST RSVP to bereavement@avowcares.org to receive your Zoom invitation link. If you […]

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Chair Yoga for Self-Care (online only)

ONLINE ONLY Online Meeting

This is an online group for anyone those who have experienced a loss or stressor of any kind, such as job loss or loss of normalcy.  We encourage you to be a little selfish right now and indulge in some self-care in the form of yoga.  No yoga experience?  No problem! You don’t have to […]

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Widows & Widowers First-Year Support Group (online only)

ONLINE ONLY Online Meeting

The Widows & Widowers support group is open to anyone in the community who has experienced a recent loss. The group is led by a licensed bereavement expert and is most appropriate for those who have experienced a loss within the past year. Some group participants choose simply to listen; others feel comfortable sharing thoughts […]

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Out of the Shadow of Suicide (online only)

When a loved one commits suicide, those left behind may feel guilt, pain, and confusion over the unexpected death. Often, it may be hard to find someone to talk to about your loved one’s death because suicide isn’t often discussed openly. This group teaches coping skills while creating an open forum to discuss this type […]

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Moving Through Grief (for adults; online only)

ONLINE ONLY Online Meeting

Grief is often described in stages, though each stage may last for a different period of time — for some people, the stages may be briefer or longer than for others, and some people may not experience all of them. But acknowledging that you may experience some or all of these stages will help you […]