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2022

How to Cope with the Anniversary of a Loss

The anniversary of the death of a loved one can be hard. But what many people don’t expect, as they head toward the date, is that for some the run-up to the anniversary can be even harder.

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2022

Why Rituals Are Important, Pt. 2

In the previous post, we discussed the importance of rituals, of gathering as a group. Whatever the nature of the gathering—a church service, to something much smaller and less informal—there is grea

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2021

The Messy Art of Coping with Holidays After Experiencing a Loss

There are many parts of the grieving process that catch people off guard. But one thing that doesn’t is the expectation that holidays will be difficult after the loss of a loved one. And while it may

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2021

Celebrating Grandfathers on Father’s Day

June is the month to celebrate fathers on Father’s Day. But what about grandfathers? They play a special role in our lives and the lives of our children as well. What better way to show your apprecia

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2021

Plant.Grow.Share Annual Seedling Giveaway Encourages Donations of Fresh Produce to Area Food Pantries

We depend on the generosity of the community and our local gardeners to bring fresh produce to our food pantries to make the Plant.Grow.Share. program successful. To encourage participation, Keohane

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2021

10 Special Things to do for Mom on Mother’s Day

It has been a difficult year, especially for moms – whether it has been doing their work from home, helping with remote learning for their kids, or not being able to hug their grandkids during the co

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2021

Favorite Outdoor Spaces to Enjoy this Spring on the South Shore

Spring has sprung! After a long winter of being confined indoors, missing out on holiday parties, and working from home when possible, it’s time to get outdoors and enjoy the natural beauty of the So

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2021

Supporting Mental Wellbeing through Virtual Counseling

The past year has been a stressful time, leading to an increase in anxiety, depression and isolation. While social distancing has meant that mental health resources are harder to achieve in person, t

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2020

How to Honor the Memory of a Loved One This Holiday Season

Remembering and honoring your loved one during the holiday season can help bring peace and comfort, whether it has been a recent loss or it has been many years since your loved one has passed.

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2020

Are you a family caregiver? Here’s where you can find help and support.

With longer life expectancies and advancements in medical treatment, an increasing number of adults are becoming caregivers for an aging parent, a spouse with chronic illness, or a child with special

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