Grief and Bereavement
Grief is all-consuming and mysterious, different for everyone and universal. You can’t go around it; the only way to help yourself is to work through it. Here are some grief and bereavement resources to help you learn how to support yourself and others in times of grief.
Children and Grief
Children and their feelings can be misunderstood when death occurs. These articles explain how children grieve and ways to support them.
Coping with Grief
It’s not easy, but grieving is a necessary part of healing after losing someone you love. Here are things you can do to get through the grieving process.
Do you know someone who is grieving? It’s hard to know what to say and do at a time like this.
Holidays and Grief
The empty chair at the Thanksgiving table, unopened gifts on Christmas or the vacancy in time of not celebrating a birthday anymore brings grief to the surface.
Losing a Family Member
The loss of a family member is always a shock and causes many emotions to come to the surface.
Memory Bears are sewn by VITAS volunteers from your loved one’s clothing or other fabric.
Care Where You Need It
Hospice isn't a place. The VITAS interdisciplinary hospice team delivers care to wherever you call home:
- a private residence
- assisted living community
- nursing home