The holidays are doubly difficult for those grieving a loss. First, there is the loss itself. And that is no better at any particular season. But at the holidays, there is added grief — loss of sharing the joy of the holidays: the rituals that cannot be the same;  the […]

Coping with Grief at the Holidays


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The times they are a changing… So sang Bob Dylan four decades ago and so it still goes. The word “hospice” is slowly being replaced in the popular lexicon by a more general, and (unlike “hospice”) not yet misunderstood, term: palliative care. The dictionary defines “palliative” as: (of a medicine […]

Palliative Care


Helping children work through their grief issues can head off or mitigate more serious psychological problems associated with the loss of someone close. Children who are grieving need a safe, caring environment to consider their emotions while surrounded by others who understand what they’re going through—and that’s why there’s Camp […]

More Than Just a Camp…