Sunday, October 25, 2020

Understanding and Managing Grief & Pet Loss, October 11 - October 17, 2020

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

"I’ve heard of something called palliative care, but I don’t understand it and no doctor has mentioned it. Can you help me?"  Confused About Palliative Care Vs. Hospice Care? You Aren’t Alone « Egosan

 With hospice and palliative care patients among the most vulnerable to coronavirus disease infection, providers have ramped up infection control efforts to protect those at highest risk.  Hospices Respond to Influx of COVID Patients, Keep Families Connected « Hospice News

With hospitals and care homes restricting visitor numbers to help stem the pandemic, many patients have died without loved ones present, leaving nurses to “absorb the emotions”.Coronavirus: Nurses describe working amid the pandemic « Yahoo! Sports

“You are the thoughts of the five people you spend the most time with.” What others tell you has an impact on your grief. Are you comforted or stressed by the people around you? Your 5 People During Grief « Navigating Grief 

This video by Dr. Annette Childs may provide comfort to families grieving a COVID19 loss: This Is Why No One Dies Alone « Vimeo 

"In the House of Truth I have been constructing in my own life, death has always had a room at the inn, so to speak." Welcome to my House of Truth « Dr. Annette Childs 

"When I started researching this article and posted on social media asking for questions, thoughts, and feedback, it felt like I had opened the floodgates for people to share something that felt like a big, unspeakable secret. Grief impacts sex. Sex impacts grief. But how, when, and why is pretty hard to predict." Let's Talk About Sex (and Grief) - Part 1 « What's Your Grief? 

"Well, it happened! This past week, Mike and I went to the courthouse and stood with a judge, said our vows, and got married." Widowed and Newly Married « Widow's Voice

Strategies to help parents communicate with their children about the pandemic: Talking To Kids About COVID « MedPage Today 

"It boggles my mind when there is some notion that by wearing a face covering you are actually doing a 'service' to your neighbor and therefore everyone has to protect everyone by this." The Year of Disguises « AIER 

"I am a Music Therapist and I am providing music for a grief pet loss service next month. Do you know of any songs that might be of comfort to people mourning the death of their pet?" Music for A Pet Loss Service « Grief Healing 

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