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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  • Caregivers of aging relatives are inevitably confronted by grief as they look after their loved ones, which is why it's so important to learn how to take care of yourself while grieving.

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  • Words often fail us when someone we love is approaching the end of life. Experts and experienced caregivers share their insights on how to provide support during this delicate time.

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  • What happens when the person you're caring for dies and caregiving ends? For some of us, the death of a loved one who has suffered for years brings some relief along with our natural grief.

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  • For many adult children, deciding whether to inform a cognitively impaired parent that their spouse has died is a serious and often recurring struggle. Grief is natural following the loss of a loved one, but dementia complicates this process.

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