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Hospital to host free bereavement lectures

New Britain [April 13 2011] - The public is invited to a free lecture series on bereavement, “A Guided Tour through Grief and Loss,” May 5, 12 and 19 at The Hospital of Central Connecticut’s New Britain General campus, 100 Grand St.

The series, sponsored by the hospital’s Wolfson Palliative Care Program and Pastoral Care Department, is for families and friends who have suffered the loss of a relationship through death. Lectures will be led by Wolfson social worker Karen Caplan, LCSW, and hospital chaplain the Rev. Ron Smith.

Registration is required; please call (860) 224-5463.

Lecture schedule:

Thursday, May 5, 6:15-7:30 p.m.: “What’s Happening? Lost and Off the Map”; speakers: Caplan, Smith

Thursday, May 12, 6:15-7:30 p.m.: “Is there a Spiritual Path?” ; speaker: Smith

Thursday, May 19, 6:15-7:30 p.m.: “The Hills and Valleys: Steps to Healing”; speaker: Caplan

Contact: Karen Caplan, 860-224-5900, ext. 6573

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