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Common Mistakes People Make When They Offer Condolences

Grief is a difficult journey for both the individual grieving, and for the individuals that seek to support the journey. If you have a friend who is currently grieving the loss of a loved one, this guest post by Suzie Kolber, a friend of Generations Senior Living, to help you know just what to say
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Myths and Facts about Grief

There are many, many myths about grief. And these myths can make grieving significantly more difficult. Grief myths can lead to unrealistic expectations – of ourselves, and from others. These myths complicate our journey. You may find truth in some of these myths – that’s ok! This list is made of statements that may sometimes
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5 Benefits of Grief and Bereavement Support Groups

“Why don’t you check out a grief support group,” is often offered as a suggestion to people after the loss of a loved one. And it’s not a bad suggestion. Grief and bereavement support groups offer many benefits to participants. Grief support groups come in a variety of shapes and sizes. Sometimes they are specific
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Is My Grief Normal?

Yes. That’s the short answer. Many books have been written on grief and the grieving process, but no one has written your book. Grief is a process, a journey, a series of emotions, reactions, thoughts and behaviors that differ from person to person and situation to situation. There are so many factors that impact grief
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End-of-Life Care Planning: 3 Conversations You Need to Have

For many seniors, planning end-of-life care decisions often feels frightening and overwhelming. But these discussions don’t have to be stressful, and once you’ve had them, you might be glad you did. Before finalizing your end-of-life care plans, here are the three conversations you should have: Talk To Your Loved Ones Bring your family into the
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