Grief Support Publications page 3


Information regarding death and grief...

 

                                      

 


 

  

     A Time to Mourn, A Time to Comfort by Dr. Ron Wolfson (book) - This book "speaks in many voices: the voices of those who have endured grief, the voices of rabbis who deal daily with tragedy, the voices of those who are spiritually searching, and the voices of those who have found their own path through dark times."

available for viewing at the funeral home, possible internet availability. 


 

      After Suicide: A Unique Grief Process by Eleanora "Betsy" Ross (booklet) - "This booklet, after my daughter's death, was the most valuable resource I had.  It has been read and re-read - with more meaning than you can possibly know."  Roberta Orne, CT

available for viewing at the funeral home, possible internet availability. 


 

      Ask The Undertaker Questions from High School Students that Everyone Wants to Know by Guideline Publications (booklet) - "Do you get the body right after the person dies?" "Is embalming gross, and does it smell?" "Do your fingernails and hair grow after you die?" and many other questions.

available for viewing at the funeral home, possible internet availability. 


 

      Beyond Goodbye A Guide for Your Journey through Grief by Accord Grief Resources Management (booklet) - a few of the covered topics are:  Myths About Grief, Is Everyone's Grief the Same?, Normal Reactions to Grief, Factors that Influence Grief, Spirituality, Who am I Today?, and many more. 

available for viewing at the funeral home, possible internet availability. 


 

      Concerning Death: a Practical Guide for the Living by Earl A. Grollman (book) - "...the subject of death is the most signinficant taboo of our socitey.  There is a vast conspiracy involved in hushing up the new four-letter word of pornography, D-E-A-D."  Some topics covered are:  "Care of the Dying Person", "The Law and Death", "The Coroner and Death", "The Condolence or Sympathy Call" among many more. 

available for viewing at the funeral home, possible internet availability. 


 

      Consolation The Spiritual Journey Beyond Grief by Maurice Lamm (booklet) - "...a magnificent work on one of the world's oldest themes:  how to survive and grow through the experience of grief.  Psychologically profound, spiritually insightful, wise, literate and humane, this book will change lives." Jonathan Sacks, Chief Rabbi of the United Hebrew Congregations of Britain and the Commonwealth  

available for viewing at the funeral home, possible internet availability.


 

      Coping With Loss by The American Cancer Society and NFDA (brochure) - discusses ways to cope with the loss of a family member or friend.  Has numerous suggestions to help you or someone you know work through this time.  

available for pick-up


 

      CREMATION and the FUNERAL DIRECTOR by Michael W. Kubasak (book) - suggests ways funeral directors can help a family desiring cremation and gives ideas for the options available to families. 

available for viewing at the funeral home, possible internet availability. 


 

      Ease the Burden by Monumental (brochure) - gives options for the pre-payment of funerals.

available for pick-up


 

     End-of-Life Decisions - Making the right choice for you by National Hospice Organization (booklet) - a publication from Hospice designed to assist in confronting the many decisions and options associated with the end of a life.  

available for pick-up


 

      explaining death to children by earl a. grollman (book) - "What outstanding specialists in child guidance, psychology, sociology, and religion among others recommend to ease a child's first confrontation with the death of a loved on." a teacher.  Also includes chapters written by Methodist minister Edgar Jackson and Catholic Bishop Thomas J. Riley.  

available for viewing at the funeral home, possible internet availability. 


 

      Expressions of Healing by Sandra Graves, Ph.D., ATR (book) - "Grief is experienced throughout our lives as a normal reaction to major changes." "...as you will discover, each loss has several other losses involved..." "I have witnessed in people who have suffered unspeakable tragedies - who at first had no desire to live and later reached out not only to assist other who were traveling the same path, but to become their inspiration."

available for viewing at the funeral home, possible internet availability. 


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