In observance of Child Life Month, two Care Dimensions child life specialists provide seven tips for talking to children about death and dying. ...Continue reading
Here are eight tips that parents can use to help their grieving children cope with death and loss. ...Continue reading
A Rotarian whose grandson had hospice care in England pays it forward for sick children and their families on the North Shore of Massachusetts. ...Continue reading
Posting to social media is one of the ways grieving teens may choose to remember a person they've lost. These platforms can be a great outlet for connecting, empowering, advocating and remembering if they have proper support and oversight. ...Continue reading
It is complicated for adults to wrap our heads around what has been happening in our world, and it can be confusing to know how to talk to our children about it. Avoiding the topic doesn’t make it go away. We encourage you to speak openly as a family about the recent events. This articles lists four ways parents can help their children deal with frightening news. ...Continue reading
In observance of Child Life Month, here are some common questions Care Dimensions child life specialists handle when helping parents of children who have someone important receiving hospice care or has already died. ...Continue reading
Olivia Schuller, a teen when she lost her Dad at the beginning of the COVID pandemic in 2019, struggled with her grief and summoned the inner strength to carry on. ...Continue reading
During the upcoming year and beyond, children will continue to need grief support in schools as they sort out their feelings of pain and grief after a year of COVID. ...Continue reading
Reaching out to teens who have lost someone close to them, acknowledging that grief is complicated, and offering a virtual space for talking or just listening ...Continue reading
Here are six tips on how to guide a conversation with your child about a death by suicide and suggestions for offering support. ...Continue reading
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