death dying, Grief/Grieving/Bereavement, Social Work/Helping Profession/Mental Health

The Holidays and Grieving…

These are all great blog posts and articles on grief, grieving, and the holidays. No matter if you celebrate Christmas, Chanukah or another holiday at this time of year- the ideas and message are the same. Grieve, remember, come up with new traditions while honoring and remembering the old ones. Very good advice: "Memories can sometimes… Continue reading The Holidays and Grieving…

Aging/Gerontology

The Importance of Memories…

by Victoria Brewster, MSW Every once in a while we read a book that has an impact on us. The book I just finished reading, 'The Gift of Rain' by Tan Twan Eng was such a book. A boy of mixed European and Chinese heritage is trained by a sensei of Japanese heritage. This is… Continue reading The Importance of Memories…