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  • Ways to March through Grief and Loss

    Posted on
    March 09, 2015
    As we start to welcome spring in the coming weeks, many find it to be a time of renewal or growth. While the flowers start to bloom and the trees begin to bud, you may not be feeling the same as you have in the past about the sprouting of spring if you have lost a significant person in your life.  In Kenneth Mitchell’s and Herbert Ande... Read More

  • Wading through the Month of Love

    Posted on
    February 16, 2015
    Just after the Thanksgiving and Christmas holiday seasons close, it seems the tide of red and pink holiday greeting cards, chocolates, and flowers spring to the forefront as Valentine’s Day approaches. For anyone grieving the loss of a loved one, the month of February can be particularly painful, especially for those that have lost a signific... Read More

  • How Do I Help My Family and Friends (and Myself) During the Holidays?

    Posted on
    December 08, 2014
                 Holiday stress is upon us.  The stress may be magnified by depression, especially if this is the first holiday after the loss of a loved one.  There are hundreds of theories and suggestions of how to cope during this difficult time.  Some may work for you and some may not.  There a... Read More

  • Who Should I Name to Handle My End-of-life Affairs?

    Posted on
    November 07, 2014
                  It is something none of us what to think about.  We know we have to do it.  It is in the best interest of my loved ones.  It is practical, yet grim.  Who do I trust to handle my end-of-life decisions?  Who do I trust to handle my estate once I am gone?  Who do I believe ... Read More

  • Burial or Cremation?

    Posted on
    October 22, 2014
                   Our European traditions have long dictated burial as the final means of disposition in the Midwest United States.  However, as we are becoming a far more diverse and ecologically minded society, the use of cremation as the final means of disposition is growing.  What shall you do... Read More

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