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Workshop to Help Those Diagnosed with a Life-Limiting Illness

Friday, March 05, 2010 - Southbury, CT

If you have been recently diagnosed with a life-threatening illness and are having difficulty coming to terms with the diagnosis, Healing Hearts is offering a workshop that may help.

“How You Rebuild After Being Diagnosed With a Life-Limiting Illness” will be held on March 18, 2010 from 1:00-2:30 p.m. The workshop will take place at The Jewish Federation in Southbury located at 444 Main Street North. This beneficial workshop focuses on living fully while coming to terms with a difficult diagnosis. Participants will find strategies to help rebuild and find strength in daily living.

The workshop will be facilitated by Kendall Palladino, MDiv, ACPE, who is director of Bereavement & Spiritual Services for Regional Hospice. He has more than a decade of experience supporting people with serious, life-limiting illness. Palladino has degrees from Harvard and Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, and is pursuing a doctorate at Princeton University.

The Healing Hearts Center for Grieving Children & Families, a program of Regional Hospice, offers numerous support groups, workshops and programs to the public free of cost throughout the year. For more information or to participate in the upcoming workshop, please call Healing Hearts at (203) 792-4422. To find out more about Regional Hospice, visit