Family Health West offers support group

Family Health West has scheduled meetings of a new support group for widows and widowers at 3 p.m. the second and fourth Wednesdays of the month at the Fruita Community Center, 324 N. Coulson St.

The meetings offer participants an opportunity to share memories as well as discuss challenges associated with losing a spouse, said Carolyn Tanksley, a social worker with Family Health West who coordinates the group.

Reservations for meetings aren’t required. For more information, call Tanksley at 858-2139 of visit  the website at