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Agape Hospice offering grief support
Agape Hospice is hosting a closed-ended, Grief Support Group for any adult who has experienced the death of a loved one. It does not matter how long ago the death occurred or the nature of the loss, you will be welcomed with open arms.

The group will meet from 3-4:30 p.m. Wednesdays at Agape Hospice at 1800 Paris Avenue in Port Royal for six consecutive weeks beginning Aug. 14. Group participants should plan to attend every session. Once the group begins, no new group members will be added.

Please contact grief counselor Cathy Campbell at 843-217-3312 or email cacampbell@agapehospice.com to register. There is no charge for attending this group.
Grief is one of the most painful experiences we will ever have to endure. It actually changes who we are and how we feel about the world. It can take time to work through your emotions and even more time to adapt to a new life without your loved one. 

Come, join us for a time of sharing, learning, reflecting, and remembering. There are others who can understand your grief and relate to your experience. You are not alone.

Lady’s Island Baptist hosting free health screenings

Mt. Carmel Baptist Church Med-I-Assist program, along with S.C. Department of Health and Evironmental Control, AccessHealth Lowcountry and Beaufort Memorial Hospital, will be providing free health screenings from 10:30 a.m. until 1 p.m. Saturday July 27 at Lady’s Island Baptist Church for those in need and wanting to get one or more screenings done.

You will be able to get the following screenings done: prostate, glucose (sugar), hypertension and/or cholesterol. Also Welvista Prescription Assistance, eye exams and eyeglass voucher will be available. For more information call 843-525-4081.

 

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