Grief classes available

The GriefCare Place offers support groups to encourage those who have experienced the death of a loved one. All programs are free.

The support groups take place at Cherry Creek, located at 2950 Graham Road in Stow.

The GriefCare Place office and lending library is located at 1916 Marhofer Ave. in Stow, and is open from 9 a.m. to noon, Monday through Friday.

For more information or directions to Cherry Creek, call 330-686-1750, or visit www.thegriefcareplace.org for additional information.

Nurse Service Center offers grief programs

The Hospice of Visiting Nurse Service Center for Loss and Hope offers progressive programs designed to support and assist grieving people through the grief process.

The education sessions and support groups reflect the development of healing experienced when redefining life after loss.

All bereavement programs and services are free of charge and are conducted at the Hospice of Visiting Nurse Service Justin T. Rogers Care Center, 3358 Ridgewood Road in Akron.

VNSA serves residents of Summit, Portage, Stark, Medina and Wayne counties. For more information, call the Bereavement Office at 800-335-1455 ext. 4662 or 330-668-4662.