Providing assistance to a grieving family can be an invaluable gift of support.  But how and when to help a family can be a difficult and tricky question because even the grief stricken family won’t always know what they need or want.  One thing for certain though, a grief support network should be setup: Put […]

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SHARE MEMORIES… Talk about the person who died.  Relive your fond memories. Don’t be afraid to say the name of the person who died because you think saying it will cause pain.  The greatest continuing need to the bereaved is to share their sadness, pain, memories, and happiness.  Things to say: “What I remember most […]

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The first anniversary of loss is one of the most difficult “firsts” the bereaved may go through. Below are three ideas to consider as the date approaches. 1. On the anniversary of loss, it may be a time to take stock, to see how far you have come or may need to go to continue […]

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