Grief Support Resources
Every person must cope with loss of a loved on his or her own terms.
The emotional upheaval these trying times can cause is sometimes so overwhelming that even the support of friends and family may not help relieve the amount of sadness and grief you feel.
At Anderson Funeral Home we offer the following aftercare grief sessions:
» College Student Guide to Managing Grief
Experiencing grief in college and meeting your immediate needs.
Center for Loss & Transition
A leading provider of information and inspiration in the areas of illness and dying, loss and grief, healthy caregiving, life transition, and spirituality.
An international gateway to resources for life-threatening illness and end of life issues. Hypertext topic pages link to sites around the world. Links to hospice and home care, bereavement, death with dignity, AIDS, and related topics in life-threatening illness.
GriefNet is an Internet community of persons dealing with grief, death, and major loss. They have many email support groups. Their integrated approach to online grief support provides help to people working through loss and grief issues.
National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization
Committed to improving end of life care and expanding access to hospice care with the goal of profoundly enhancing quality of life for people dying in America and their loved ones.
» Research on Sleep and Grief courtesy of Tuck
When we experience grief, it's common to experience newfound insomnia, or to feel exhausted even if you are getting sufficient sleep. How does grief affect our sleep, and what can you do to sleep better during bereavement?
» Turning Inward: Young Widow/Widower Support Group
Currently forming a support group for younger people (ages 20's through 40's) whose spouse/partner has died. This will be a small group format (up to 5 people) meeting in my Centerville office on Wednesdays 6-7 PM.