Blog: Hospice & Palliative Care Insights

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Heart Attacks & Grieving a Sudden Loss

Any death is painful for loved ones, but an unexpected death can raise some additional challenges for those coping with grief. An unexpected death can come completely out of the blue for someone who is healthy. It can also happen when someone is ill, but dies sooner than anticipated.
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3 Ways to Cope with Loneliness During the Holidays

The holiday season is thought of as a time of celebration with family and friends, but for many people, it’s a time of loneliness. There are many reasons why someone might be alone for the holidays. This is especially true this year when many people have decided to cancel traditional gatherings to protect their loved ones from potential exposure to COVID-19.
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Helping Teens Deal with Grief

The teenage years are a time of change. Bodies change. Feelings change. Attachments change. Teens pull back from their family to develop their own identities. They pursue romantic relationships and new interests. It’s a challenging time that is made more difficult when teens experience the loss of a significant loved one.
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Exploring the Grief Recovery Method

The Grief Recovery Method is an evidence-based, action-oriented grief program that helps people move through the pain of loss. For thirteen years as a bereavement coordinator with Crossroads Hospice & Palliative Care, I have witnessed exceptional transformations with hundreds of grievers while facilitating the Grief Recovery Method program.
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