Sunday, August 16, 2020

Understanding and Managing Grief & Pet Loss, August 9 - August 15, 2020

Best selections from Grief Healing's Twitter stream this week:

In the next weeks and months some of our loved ones may be dying basically alone. They will probably be in a hospital ICU with health care attendants clothed like astronauts, who are overworked and short of time. Sorry, I know this does not paint the picture we want for those we love. What can we do? How to Say Goodbye When You Are Not There « The Rowan Technology Report

Dr. Ken Doka introduced the idea of "disenfranchised grief." Read the interview to learn more about how we mourn when our loss is not socially recognized. Disenfranchised Grief: The Five Types and Reactions Explained « Seven Ponds Blog

During this pandemic, we’re all on a journey. And this rugged terrain that many of us are struggling to adapt to is called the wilderness of grief.  The Wilderness of Grief « Dr. Annette Childs

What the CDC Suggests about COVID19 and Grieving is this week's AfterTalk Pandemic Weekly with many useful links. What the CDC Suggests about COVID19 and Grieving « AfterTalk

Outdoors is safer than indoors; masks are better than no masks. Avoid being close to people (especially face-to-face) for very long, particularly in an indoor setting. And take into account both your personal level of risk and the risk of those around you. Perceptions of risk and coronavirus: thoughts of an epidemiologist « Kevin MD

Nothing in my fourteen-year hospice career ever could have prepared me for June 9, 2005, when my mother and my two adult children were flown to Shock Trauma in critical condition following a motor vehicle accident. Traumatic Shock « Centering and Grief Digest Magazine

I lost my grandpa just a few days after his 82nd birthday and I miss him so much. I feel so isolated in this pain. Am I making too much of my grandpa's death?  In Grief: Am I Making Too Much of My Grandpa's Death? « Grief Healing

COVID-19 has upended our lives. We've all lost something. Learn to recognize grief and cope with the "new normal". COVID-19 and Grief « Grief and Pet Loss

Your feedback is welcome! Please feel free to leave a comment or a question, or share a tip, a related article or a resource of your own in the Comments section below. If you’d like Grief Healing Blog updates delivered right to your inbox, you’re cordially invited to subscribe to our weekly Grief Healing Newsletter. Sign up here.

No comments:

Post a Comment

Your comments are welcome!