Monthly Archives: July 2018

I Beg You: Please, Don’t Grief Shame Me – Still Standing Magazine


We learn early on in life to keep our emotions in check. Never let them see you sweat, so to speak. There’s an element of judgment for those who appear to lose control of their Source: I Beg You: Please, … Continue reading

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‘Levi’s Legacy’: My son drowned, here’s how I’m turning my anger and grief into action | TODAY.com


I never imagined myself in the role of water safety advocate until I was thrust into it by my grief. Source: ‘Levi’s Legacy’: My son drowned, here’s how I’m turning my anger and grief into action | TODAY.com

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3 Suggestions to Help Individuals Look at Bereavement Differently


For several years after my 18-year-old daughter Jeannine’s death in March of 2003, I routinely identified myself as a bereaved parent… Source: 3 Suggestions to Help Individuals Look at Bereavement Differently

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Talking about myths of grief and being strong for others: Grief Talks – Shared via Sympathy Solutions


Finding the right words to say when someone is grieving isn’t easy and grief expert Darlene Garcia helps navigate through the experience. Source: Talking about myths of grief and being strong for others: Grief Talks

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‘My Soul and My Role Aligned’ — How Hospice Workers Deal With Death | The Pew Charitable Trusts


Hospice patients increased 167 percent since 2000, according to a congressional analysis. Source: ‘My Soul and My Role Aligned’ — How Hospice Workers Deal With Death | The Pew Charitable Trusts

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Isolation and grief: The need for affirmation and connection – Hospice social work: honest, practical, comprehensive


My recent experience with grief and isolation has helped me grasp how important it is for us to reach out Source: Isolation and grief: The need for affirmation and connection – Hospice social work: honest, practical, comprehensive

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Hospice and Nursing Homes Blog: Cancer, Dementia: End-of-Life Bias, Relationship (Research, Video 2:36)


Frances Shani Parker writes about older adults, eldercare, hospice, palliative care, nursing homes, dementia, caregiving, death, and bereavement. Source: Hospice and Nursing Homes Blog: Cancer, Dementia: End-of-Life Bias, Relationship (Research, Video 2:36)

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