Ambiguous Grief

Ambiguous grief may be a term that you have never heard of. It refers to a continuous grief… a painful journey that goes on and on, with no ending in sight. Friends and families coping with events where a body is not recovered may experience this. As an example, thousands of bodies in Japan remain […]

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Ambiguous Grief

Ambiguous grief may be a term that you have never heard of. It refers to a continuous grief… a painful journey that goes on and on, with no ending in sight. Friends and families coping with events where a body is not recovered may experience this. As an example, thousands of bodies in Japan remain […]

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Hospice at Home

My mom wanted to die at home. It was important for her to be in her own environment, surrounded by her children and grandchildren. We obliged because we wanted the end of her life to be meaningful and to end on her terms. From the time she was diagnosed with terminal lung cancer to her […]

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Healthy Helpers

People naturally want to help others. To be an effective helper, you have to be a “healthy” helper. As mentioned in the blog on Caregiver Grief, the tendency when helping others is that we put 150% into it. This means that not only is there nothing to give to our family and friends, it also […]

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