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2016

Featured FAQ: How Do I Write a Fitting Eulogy?

The days following a loved one’s passing is a naturally emotional time for those left behind, and writing a eulogy may seem daunting. But it is a great honor and a final act of love you can be

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2016

Featured FAQ: Do Hotels Offer Bereavement Rates?

Those close to a loved one often live far away and must make last-minute hotel reservations in order to attend their loved one’s funeral or memorial service. Many South Shore hotels offer bere

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2016

Featured FAQ: Do Airlines Still Offer Bereavement Fares?

At one time many major airlines offered reduced fares for those passengers who were traveling last-minute due to a death or imminent death of a family member. However, those types of so-called

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2015

Featured FAQ: How do I cope with grief during the holidays?

If you have recently lost someone, you may be anxious about facing the holidays without your loved one, especially for the first time. Even if it has been many years since your loved one has p

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2015

Giving Thanks at this Season

Gratitude, the feeling of appreciation and thankfulness for benefits we have received, is a powerful thing – it lifts us up and reminds us of all the blessings in our lives. We Gi

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2015

Coping with the Anniversary of a Loved One’s Death

Grief is a journey that may lead us back again and again to feelings of loss, especially during special milestones, such as the anniversary of a loved one’s death. These feelings, often referr

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2015

Featured FAQ: Should Children Attend Funerals?

A funeral is an important lifecycle event for the entire family, and children should be included to the extent to which they are able in order to help them through the grieving process. The de

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2015

Coping with the Loss of a Pet

The death of a pet can be a devastating loss. More often than not, pets become part of our families and their loss creates a significant impact. Nine out of

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2015

Talking to Children about Death and Dying

As difficult as it may be to talk to a child about the loss of a loved one, children not only deserve the truth, but need to hear the truth in order to maintain a sense of trust with the adult

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2015

Grieving in a Digital Age

While nothing can replace the hug of a friend or the presence of family at a funeral service, the digital age offers many non-traditional ways of coping with grief including online guest books

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