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2019

How to Help a Grieving Friend or Relative

When someone close to you experiences a loss, you naturally want to support that person and let him or her know that you care, but it can be difficult to know what to say or what to do. T

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2019

Watch Out for Death-Related Scams

Research shows that vulnerability to a scam is highest in the three years after a major stress, such as a death in the family. After losing a loved one, survivors can be emotionally vulne

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2018

Handling Difficult Anniversaries After a Death

After the loss of a loved one, feelings of loss can reemerge on the anniversary of your loved one’s death or other special days throughout the year, such as birthdays, holidays, or weddin

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2018

How to Help Kids Who Are Grieving

Losing a loved one can be painful for anyone, but it is especially difficult for children and teens. While it may be tough to figure out the best ways to comfort an adult

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2017

Sheryl Sandberg, COO of Facebook, Pens Book Offering Tips on Coping with Grief

Two years after the sudden loss of her beloved husband, Facebook COO and Lean In Author Sheryl Sandberg candidly shares the journey through her grief in a new book co-authored wi

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2016

Free Local Hospice Guide Available

Hospice: A Wealth of Information About a Rich Resource answers many questions you might have about what hospice really is; how to choose a hospice; and how to pay for hospice. Th

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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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2016

Featured FAQ: When is the Right Time to Call Hospice

Hospice care is designed for terminally ill patients and their families to make their final months and days as comfortable as possible. Hospice can be called as soon as a patient receives a te

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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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