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Healing Grief by Loving Your Dog.

We have all heard it before. “Dogs are man’s best friend.” So many of us have a special connection with our dogs. So much so that we consider them a part of our family. Dogs are that loving little buddy that runs to you after a long hard day at…...

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The New Years Resolution You Can Accomplish

With New Year's Day coming right around the corner, it is time to start thinking about the goals and New Year's resolutions we all would like to work on. Whether it’s losing those last ten pounds, drinking more water or visiting your elderly parents more often, we all have things…...

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Preparing for the Holidays While Grieving

The holiday season can be difficult after losing a loved one. One way people can help alleviate the feelings of loss are to remember your loved one in your holiday planning. How can you do that? Here are some ideas....

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8 Simple Tips for Getting Through the Holiday Season While Grieving

Family gatherings can be tough for some people, even without the loss of a loved one. While you may already have the dish planned for Thanksgiving and the date and time in your calendar, if you’re grieving, the holiday season may be especially rough. To help, here's 8 tips for…...

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Philanthropy A to Z | How to Decide Who to Donate To After a Death

You’ve made the courageous decision to donate a portion of your loved one’s assets to a non-profit but now you need to figure out who should receive your generous donation. There are many organization worthy of your donation, so we've come up with a couple of ways to help you…...

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Social Security Benefits

When an American citizen dies they may be eligible for certain benefits from the Social Security Administration. The social security rules and regulations are many and complicated. The following information should be used as a guideline. It is not meant to be all inclusive, nor should this information be viewed…...

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Helping Children Understand Death

For young children especially, the days surrounding a death can be a confusing and disorienting time. Altered daily routines and unfamiliar sights and sounds can be difficult for them to understand and cope with. Children notice even the most subtle changes in their routines and surroundings. We must validate their…...

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Losing a Child

It has been said that parents who lose a child also lose the hopes, dreams, and expectations they had for that child. They lose a part of themselves. They lose their future because their child represents their sense of ongoing life. Psychologists believe, because of these reasons, the death of…...

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How to Write a Eulogy

The thought of public speaking throws many people into a panic. Add to that fear the common discomfort of discussing death, and it’s easy to understand why the idea of delivering a eulogy can be disconcerting. If you’ve been asked to write a eulogy, take heart. This article will help…...

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Mourning the Death of Your Pet

Having a beloved pet die is traumatic and painful, and the most natural thing in the world is to experience mourning over your pet. Our pets give us unconditional love, are always there to patiently listen to us when we need to talk, and are often our best friend. Even…...

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