Resources to help you navigate the holidays

Resources To Help You Navigate The Holidays

by Cheryl Link, LSW, CT Grieving the loss of a loved one throughout the year, especially during the holiday season and other specials days, can be challenging. Is it possible to mourn and celebrate at the same time? While it is difficult to cope with the pain of loss while others are celebrating, there are…
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Julie and Arlene

A Beautiful Bond: Hospice Helps Family Live Each Day To The Fullest

Seize the day. In the Kottsick home, these are not just words hanging on the wall, but a daily reminder. For the past 12 years, Julie Kottsick, a mom of two and wife of nearly 22 years, has lived with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease. This incurable, progressive disease attacks…
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November Is National Hospice And Palliative Care Month

November is National Hospice and Palliative Care Month, and hospices across the country are reaching out to raise awareness about the highest quality care for all people coping with life-limiting illnesses. Every year, according to the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization, nearly 1.6 million people living with a life-limiting illness receive care from hospice…
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Pregnancy and Infant Loss

Hospice Support Group Offers Healing For Those Facing Pregnancy And Infant Loss

Losing anyone you love is extremely difficult, but it is especially devastating and overwhelming when faced with the loss of a baby. Whether the loss occurs during pregnancy, or after the baby is born, parents and loved ones lose not only the precious little one, but also their hopes and dreams for the future. Such…
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The Working Caregiver

The Working Caregiver: Balancing A Full Plate During Times Of Life Changes

by Connie DeKrey, LSW, CT, bereavement specialist I recall a number of years ago driving down the Interstate on my day off work, en route to the community where my mother lived, to accompany her to the clinic for her PET scan appointment. Half way there, my cell phone rang. It was our school calling…
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