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Tuesday June 19, 2018

Registration is now underway for Mountain Valley Hospice & Palliative Care's Brighter Days Children's Camp. 

Brighter Days is a healing retreat for children ages 5 through 18 who have lost a loved one. A variety of educational and recreational activities will be offered, all of which are designed to assist the campers in identifying, expressing and coping with their feelings of grief.  

"We utilize a blended therapeutic model of trauma-focused cognitive behavioral interventions such as art therapy, mindfulness and grief education, to meet the special needs of our campers," said Stacie Adams, Kids Path Counselor. 

Brighter Days is free, but participants must register in advance. 

If you know of a child who would benefit from Brighter Days, please call Mountain Valley Hospice at 1-888-789-2922 or Adams at 336-356-5000. For more information visit mtnvalleyhospice.org/brighter-days.

 

ABOUT MOUNTAIN VALLEY HOSPICE & PALLIATIVE CARE 

Mountain Valley Hospice & Palliative Care is a nonprofit organization providing high quality end-of-life care in 17 counties from 9 locations in North Carolina and Virginia. Through its team of hospice professionals and specially-trained volunteers, Mountain Valley Hospice addresses the growing need for compassionate hospice care through offices in Mount Airy, Yadkinville, Elkin, and Pilot Mountain, NC; and in Hillsville, Martinsville, and Stuart, VA. Mountain Valley Hospice also owns and operates two hospice inpatient facilities: The Joan & Howard Woltz Hospice Home in Dobson, NC, and the SECU Hospice Care Center in Yadkinville, NC. Both offer a homelike setting with state of the art amenities such as family rooms, mediation room, children's play room and much more for patients and families alike. The goal for both facilities is to help families be as comfortable as possible as they stay close by their loved one during this time when families are needed most.

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