Grief & Loss


Thought Of The Month: March 2019

“The Grieving Process” By: Vince DiPasquale Welcome to the month of March, a time to experience the ebb and flow of life. When I look at the setting sun I realize how nature tries to teach us the rhythm of life. Each day the sun rises and sets. At times we don’t see it because […]

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New 6-Week Support Group for Cancer Survivors Begins Apr 2nd, 2019: “What’s YOUR super power?”

A 6-week Support Group for Survivors of Cancer Topics for discussion: Survivor’s guilt “Scanxiety” (anxiety and worry that accompanies the period of time before undergoing or receiving the results of an examination (such as an MRI or CT scan)) Fear of recurrence Program Name: “What’s YOUR super power?” When: Tuesdays, April 2 –May 14,  7:00—8:30 […]

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New Workshops; various April and May dates: Helping Children With Loss® classes

Children are deeply affected by death, divorce, pet loss, friendship troubles, new babies, step\blended families, illness, abuse, bullying, graduation, etc. What do you do when a child’s heart is broken? Do you know how to help a child through grief? Like a fire drill, it makes sense to learn what to do and practice in […]

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New Workshop Sat May 2nd 2019: “The Sandwich Generation”

Did you know that 45% of middle-aged adults are caring for an aging parent or young adult children. Are YOU one of them? Join Donna Pucci (MHK) for an informative session which discusses – and addresses – the issues that these challenges can present. Program Name: “The Sandwich Generation” When: Thursday May 2nd, 7-8:30PM Where: […]

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Children may be resilient, but they still grieve. They have big feelings, too, after all!

By Andi B. Meltzer, M.A. No one escapes the inevitable experience of loss. Sadly, most of us haven’t been taught how to handle our own grief, let alone others’. As a result, kids tend to be particularly neglected in helpful support. Here are a few tips. Go first. Keeping the conversation age appropriate, tell the […]

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Grief as a Journey

By Patricia Obst, MSW, LCSW There are some journeys that we get excited about going on.  The journey of a cross country vacation, so invigorating and full of adventure; the journey through college toward the goal of a career; or the journey of a new relationship with a significant other filled with all of its […]

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