Terminal Illness Support Groups

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    Mutual support groups whose members are people who have a life-threatening illness, their families and friends. The groups help participants cope with the feelings of depression, anger, anxiety, fear, guilt and grief that arise when facing impending death or when a loved one is seriously ill; the resulting strain on relationships and friendships; and other end of life issues. Meeting formats may include in-person, telephone or Internet options.

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    Cancer Support - PathfindersPathfinders is a support program for cancer and chronically ill patients, caregivers, and anyone experiencing grief and loss. Services include: - One-on-one mental health counseling & coping skills training - Navigation & advocacy to receive services - Referrals for early screenings, financial assistance, insurance issues, home health aide, hospice & more - Support groups in Western Colorado & online - Lifestyle education to support nutrition, exercise & stress management - Palliative care and end-of-life planning - Grief and loss support - Volunteer programs - Peer support groups - Rural & remote tele-counseling for those unable to meet with a PathfinderPitkin County189 Meadowood DRPathfinders
    Caregiver and Bereavement Support Groups - Denver HospiceSupport groups are offered to caregivers, adults, teens, and children of persons with terminal illness and for persons grieving the loss of a loved one. Groups meet weekly or monthly at differing times and locations.Denver CountyDenver HospiceDenver Hospice
    Childhood Cancer Information & Referral Services - Candlelighters of Southern ColoradoProvides support for families and individuals touched by childhood cancer and blood disorders through information and referral services, as well as monthly family uproot events. El Paso CountyCandlelighters of Southern ColoradoCandlelighters of Southern Colorado

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