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In our blog, we share resources and information that families in our community can use to cope with their loss or better understand their grief. We also write about ways we have been involved in the community. Check out our latest posts below.
The end of summer always brings a mix of emotions. It seems like vacations, the weather, ice cream, and lazy Saturdays are all a bit sweeter in the summer. Letting go of this and embracing what’s to come is often hard any year, but especially during a pandemic. For parents and children, the first day […]Continue Reading
How to Spend Mother’s Day in the Era of Coronavirus For many, Mother’s Day will be different, harder this year, in the era of Coronavirus. Whether you’ve lost your mother this year, a previous year, or just unable to visit your mother due to canceled flights, social distancing, and more… this will be a different […]Continue Reading
Losing a loved one and having to start the grieving process while practicing social distancing, unable to meet with family or close friends, can create unique stresses. If a loss is not properly acknowledged, it can prolong and complicate the grief process. When a funeral service is not feasible, it is still so important to […]Continue Reading
“Grief is reaching out for someone who’s always been there, only to find when you need them the most, one last time, they’re gone.” The death of a loved one is life’s most painful event. People’s reactions to death remain one of society’s least understood and most off-limits topics for discussion. Oftentimes, grievers are left […]Continue Reading
When you think of funerals, many people automatically think of flowers. However, this imagery does not really apply to a traditional Jewish funeral. So what should you bring to a Jewish family instead of funeral flowers? A Home-Cooked Meal In Judaism, the 7 days after burial is known as “shiva.” During shiva, the family of […]Continue Reading