Five Ways of Dealing With the Sadness of Letting Go of Our Elderly Parents
Many Baby Boomers have faced, or are facing, the loss of their parents. This is a particularly hard time because no one wants to watch their loved ones fail with the physical and mental ravages of old age. This article addresses five ways the author has learned how to navigate her mother's decline.
I Learned That Being Present at the End of a Person's Life Is Precious!
When my late husband lost his battle with cancer, I was fortunate enough to be present when he took his last breath. I learned what a privilege it was to be with a person at their life's end.
14 Ways You Can Help a Grieving Friend or Family Member
Losing a loved one is difficult. It takes awhile to get used to the new normal. Here are some ways you can help a grieving friend or family member, based on my own experience of losing my husband.
Comforting Someone Who Has Lost a Loved One: My Advice
Do you know someone who has recently lost a loved one? Here is some advice for what's comforting—and what's not.