Many bereaved people find that the support and information shared with others who have experienced the death of a loved one to be an important part of their healing process.
In the days, weeks and months following the service, people continue to need others to lean on for understanding, encouragement and guidance. For that reason, many local and national support groups have formed. These groups provide a common place and a comforting environment for expressing emotions through each phase of the grieving process. To learn more, discuss grief counseling and support options with your funeral director.
Decisions, Information and Personals You Will Need When a spouse, family member or close friend dies, you may find yourself unexpectedly responsible for taking care of his or her funeral arrangements. Here's what you need to know and what to bring with you.
Preparing Yourself for the Inevitable Grief is a normal response to any loss and affects the grieving person physically, emotionally, and spiritually often causing the person to think and act in ways different from their previous "normal" behavior.