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  • Writing a Sympathy Card

    Posted on
    April 23, 2015
    Knowing what to say to someone who has lost a loved one is difficult. You want to sounds sincere, but what do you say that would be enough? In our experience, simple is always better. Here are few ideas to get you started: Address the card to who you know. If you knew the decedent, address the spouse or next of kin. If you know a family member, w... Read More

  • How to Maintain Proper Funeral Etiquette

    Posted on
    April 16, 2015
    We receive a lot of questions about visitation and funeral service etiquette—it’s understandable as it can be confusing, especially if you weren’t particularly close to the deceased or family. People often don’t know what to do, to bring, or to wear. Here are a few questions answered: What do I wear? The traditional &ldquo... Read More

  • How do I help someone when they are experiencing showers of grief?

    Posted on
    April 08, 2015
    Nearly everyone has encountered someone in the midst of grief. It’s never easy to understand someone’s grief, and can often be awkward or confusing for those trying to comfort the bereaved—you may not know what to say or do, which can make anyone feel helpless. Those of us who are caring for a person in a state of grieving are le... Read More

  • 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

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