Tag Archive: support

February 21, 2020

How to Talk to Children about Pet Loss

By Tracy Hart, LCMHC For many children, their first experience with mortality is the death of a pet. Families are... Read More

December 17, 2019

How to Talk to Children and Teens about Suicide Loss

It can feel daunting to explain suicide to a child, particularly if you are already coping with confusion and shock.... Read More

January 18, 2019

How to Communicate with your Grieving Teen

  Adolescence can be an exciting time of self-discovery and identity development. However, as adolescents seek more independence, families may... Read More

December 19, 2018

What’s going to happen next? Grappling With the Unknowns of Illness, Death and Dying

Some things that are comforting: control, knowledge, predictability and routine. Some things that are uncomfortable: lack of control, the unknown,... Read More

October 23, 2018

Hospice Care: Dealing with Family Conflict

When a loved one has a serious illness, it is natural for family to gather to spend time together and... Read More

June 22, 2018

Finding Your “New Normal” After a Loss

When will life go back to normal? When will I stop randomly crying? When will I have my energy back?... Read More

March 15, 2018

Caregiving for the Aging Senses Part 3: Hearing

Hearing is a degenerative sense, meaning that it naturally deteriorates with age. The tiny hairs in our ears (called stereocilia)... Read More

August 8, 2017

How to Make a Sunshine List

When caring for a person with a life-limiting illness, you are giving a tremendous gift. Yet this does not mean... Read More

January 26, 2017

Overdose Loss Support Group – Ongoing

For persons grieving the overdose death of a loved one This is an ongoing support group, led by grief counselors... Read More