March 17th, 2009

Tear Soup: A Recipe for Healing is the title of a free bereavement workshop offered by Great River Home Health Care and Hospice. Based on the book Tear Soup, the workshop will provide a better understanding of grief and many suggestions for working through grief and helping others with their grief. Participants will learn how to perform the "art" of grieving and how to fill the void in life left by a loved one's death.

Tear Soup: A Recipe for Healing will be offered twice on Saturday, March 28, at two different locations:

  • Mt. Pleasant, Iowa - 9 to 11:30 a.m., Science Hall, Room 125, Iowa Wesleyan College. The program is supported by the Iowa Wesleyan College Division of Nursing.
  • West Burlington - 1:30 to 4 p.m., Great River Hospice House, 1306 S. Washington Rd.

"This program is as much for people who want to understand grief and reach out to other to help with their grief as it is for those who are grieving themselves," said Great River Hospice social worker Joan Rodgers, M.S.W., LISW, who will present the program.  

Registration is not required, but encouraged. For more information, please call Great River Home Health Care and Hospice at (319) 768-3350, (319) 986-6325 or toll-free (877) 404-4766.