AdviceGrief and loss
When you can’t be with a loved one who’s dying
Helping a grieving person when you have to be socially distant
Often, the best thing we can offer a grieving friend or loved one is our physical presence: a hug, holding a hand, shedding tears together. The COVID-19 pandemic has made that impossible in some cases
Coping with grief when a traditional funeral isn’t possible
A few weeks before the country started to shut down to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, Mark Busch’s 87-year-old father died.
How to find the right support group for you
A support group can be a resource for coping with loss. According to the Hospice Foundation of America, participating in a support group can help the griever find new empathy, new understandings, and renewed strengths.
Resource books on death and dying
A comprehensive list of resource books for all ages starting from 3-12.
Start Planning a Memorial
A loved one recently passed away and I need to plan services and write an obituary.