Grief & Caregiving

The response to the loss of someone or something that has died. Grief can have emotional, physical, and/or cognitive affects and is widely believed to progress through five stages beginning with denial and ending with acceptance.

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  • Accelerated Resolution Therapy May Help Family Caregivers Cope with Complicated Grief

    Both family caregivers and seniors may benefit from a little-known form of psychotherapy that targets the symptoms of prolonged grief and PTSD that can occur after a parent or spouse passes away.

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  • How to Engage in Self-Care While Grieving

    Grief is an inescapable part of caregiving. We mourn an aging loved one’s physical and cognitive losses as they decline and eventually mourn their death. Self-care is vital to a caregiver’s physical and mental health throughout the grieving process.

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  • 6 Myths About Grieving

    When a loved one dies, society has certain expectations about the grieving process including how you should act and how long you should grieve. Explore 6 myths about grief and the grieving process.

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  • Words of Comfort: What to Say to Someone Who is Dying

    Words often fail us when someone we love is approaching the end of life. Experts and experienced caregivers share their insights on how to act and what to say to someone who is dying.

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