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First Nations, Inuit, and Metis share stories about living with serious illness and grief. The video series consists of 170 short video clips organized by theme. Highlights are captured in four longer videos. ; 1. Ceremony, tradition and spirituality (21:41) ; 2. Caring for the patient and family (…
This book is comprised of a series columns by Sue Hendler which appeared bi-weekly in her hometown newspaper, The Kingston Whig-Standard, between 2008 - 2009.
The Bright Hour is the memoir of Nina Rigg, following a diagnosis of terminal breast cancer. "With the lyricism of poetry and a voice that never trades on simple grief, 'The Bright Hour' celebrates living -- living well, living fully -- and the transcendent combination of light and darkness that ma…
What if you could use cancer to evolve more fully into love? David Maginley has been there --- four times. His cancer led to a near-death experience and a career helping thousands face this disease. Through profound storytelling, David brings you to the core of the cancer journey to discover the he…
The articles are written by doctors, nurses, caregivers, community leaders and celebrities etc. who are well-known to people in or from Hong Kong. They share their personal experiences on how they cope, what's the meaning of good death (and good living) to both patients and caregivers
Contents: ; Children's grief-why it's unique -- Companioning children through grief -- When a parent dies -- When a sibling dies -- When a grandparent dies -- When a pet dies -- When a friend or classmate dies -- When someone dies by suicide -- When someone dies by homicide or manslaughter -- When …
The last lecture ; Really achieving your childhood dreams ; Adventures ... and lessons learned ; Enabling the dreams of others ; It's about how to live your life ; Final remarks ; Acknowledgments
It can be difficult to come to terms with the death of someone close to us. This book examines the emotions involved in losing a loved one, how to deal with death in your own life, and how you can help other others who are coping with loss. Suitable for children ages 6 -16 years old.
The narrator remembers being a baby and being given a button blanket by Aunt Mary. Aunt Mary comes to live with the family when the narrator is five and she is seriously ill and dying. She sings a song to the young child who is afraid of death but does not understand its meaning. After the death of…
The author explains what emotions to expect when mourning, what pitfalls to avoid, and how to work through feelings of loss.
Each page presents a different idea designed to help teens recognize mourning as a natural process connected with loss, reassuring them that they should not be afraid of deep, sometimes uncontrollable emotions, and showing them how to release grief in healthy, positive ways. Several suggestions app…
About the lessons we can learn about living from those who are dying.
Two CD's encase in small book (56 p.) ; Disc 1: Messages ; Disc 2: Music
When the willow tree gets sick and nothing will make him well, his friends in the wood learn about death, and saying good-bye.
Written by two hospice nurses. Helps families understand and communicate with terminally ill patients.
A book about death and grief with a religious background and message.
Includes principles for helping children; a passage to be read with a child; guidelines for responding to questions that might arise from the read-along section; and a list of resources.