WATERVILLE — Hospice Volunteers of Waterville Area offers bereavement support groups and workshops at The Hospice Community Center, 304 Main St., according to a press release. Call 873-3615 for more information or to register.

The following workshops are free:

* Widows and Widowers Support Group meet 10-11:30 a.m. the second and fourth Thursday of each month.

This group is for women and men who have experienced the death of a spouse or significant other. Meetings provide a time for sharing and receiving support from those who have experienced the same loss.

* Widows Support Group takes place 6-8 p.m. the first and third Monday of each month.

This group is for women who have experienced the death of a spouse or significant other. Meetings provide a time for sharing and receiving support from those who have experienced the same loss.

* Cooking Simply with the Seasons will be scheduled soon, please call to express interest.

The organization will join with Barrel’s Community Market to offer a workshop on creating nutritious and efficient meals with local and seasonal foods. Chefs will offer tips on cooking in small batches or for the week and on ways to make cooking and eating enjoyable and nourishing — particularly during times of stress or grief. Abundant samples and recipes will be provided.

Other groups offered periodically include: Grieving Parent’s Group, Women’s Grief Group, Parental Loss Group, Infant and Pregnancy Loss Group, and Survivors of Suicide Group. Call 873-3615 to express interest.

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