Calvary Publishes July-August Issue of its Bereavement Newsletter
Calvary Publishes July-August Issue of its Bereavement Newsletter


BRONX, NY, June 2010 – Calvary Hospital has just released the 11th issue of their bimonthly bereavement newsletter, Calvary In Touch.  In the July-August issue, readers can learn about:

§           Our Young Spouse/Partner Bereavement Group.

§           How to help Children cope with loss, death, and grief.

§           How Calvary’s Spouse Bereavement Group has helped one of its members.

To read the issue, please click here. 

To request a copy of the current issue by mail or to have your name added to the mailing list, please contact Dr. Sherry Schachter, Director of Bereavement Services, at  You may also download a copy of the newest issue by going to Calvary’s web site (  (The next issue will be available in early September.)

            In the New York metropolitan area, and especially in the Bronx and lower Westchester, Calvary has established itself as a resource for grieving families.  We offer free bereavement support groups for adults, children, and teens, and referrals for additional support if necessary.  Our programs are available to anyone who has lost a loved one, whether that person was a patient at Calvary, or someone from the larger community whose death is attributable to illness, accident, or violence.  To learn more about Calvary’s bereavement support programs and how you can support its mission, go to


Calvary Hospital ( is the nation’s only fully accredited acute care specialty hospital devoted exclusively to providing palliative care to adult advanced cancer patients.  A 225-bed facility with locations in the Bronx and Brooklyn, Calvary is the model for the relief of cancer pain and symptoms for more than a century.  More than 5,500 patients are cared for annually by Calvary’s inpatient, outpatient, home care, hospice, nursing home hospice, and wound care services.


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