Cornerstone Hospice Adds Support Groups to Help Adults, Children Struggling with Grief, Anxiety  

Jun 21, 2021 at 02:44 pm by pj


Tavares. – Cornerstone is expanding its offering of support groups to help community members who may be struggling with the loss of a loved one, the pressures of being a caregiver or just feeling anxious and discouraged by work, school and the pandemic.


Led by Cornerstone’s specially trained bereavement counselors, the support groups are offered at various times throughout the week and are held virtually, in a safe and secure setting.


Participation in the support groups is free and open to any resident in Orange, Osceola, Lake, Sumter, Hardee, Highlands and Polk counties. You must be 18 and up unless otherwise specified and it does not matter whether a family member was in Cornerstone’s care:


Youth Grief Support Group (ages 6 – 11)

First and third Monday of each month, 3 p.m.


Teen Grief Support Group (ages 12-17)

 First and third Tuesday of each month, 3 p.m.


 Teen Talks Support Group (age 12 – 17)

 First and third Wednesday of each month, 3:30 p.m.


 Women’s Grief Support Groups

 First and third ­­­Tuesday, 11 a.m.

 First and third Tuesday, 3 p.m.

 Second and fourth Wednesday, 10 a.m.


 Men’s Grief Support Group

 Second and fourth Wednesday, 12 p.m.


 Adult Grief Support Groups

 Third Tuesday, 11 a.m.

First and third Wednesday, 3 p.m.

Second and fourth Thursday, 10 a.m.


Loss of a Child Support Group (For adults who have lost a child)

 First and third Mondays, 3 p.m.


Loss of a Parent Grief Support Group (For adults who have lost a parent)

 Weekly on Fridays, 9 a.m.


Loss of a Spouse Grief Support Group

 Eight-week session is held Fridays at 10:30 a.m. 


Caregiver Support Group

 Second and fourth Monday, 3 p.m.

 First Wednesday, 11 a.m.

 First Wednesday, 3 p.m.


Mindful Mondays (open to anyone)

 Mondays, 8 a.m.


You must register in advance by emailing or by calling the Cornerstone Bereavement Department at 866-742-

Cornerstone Hospice is a leading community-owned provider of end-of-life care in Central Florida and North Georgia. For over 35 years Cornerstone has set the standard for hospice care as we serve more than 7,000 people each year in Lake, Sumter, Orange, Osceola, Polk, Hardee and Highlands counties in Florida and Cherokee, Cobb, Coweta, Fayette, Forsyth, Fulton, Gwinnett, and Hall counties in Georgia. For more information, to donate, or to volunteer, call 866-742-6655 or visit


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