Reviewed Grief & Bereavement Issues Information Links
(viewing 1 - 5 of 23)Hygeia Foundation
The Hygeia Foundation comforts and supports those who grieve the loss of a pregnancy or infant, whether due to miscarriage, molar pregnancy, ectopic pregnancy, stillbirth, premature birth, birth complications, genetic factors, illness, or any other cause. In addition, we strive to improve awareness of the impact of pregnancy and infant loss on families. The site includes information for professionals, as well as family and friends. Resources and links to additional sites are also included.
Death and Dying Topic Center
This in-depth topic center provides information on death and dying, including putting your own affairs in place ahead of time and accepting an impending death, as well as dealing with grief, loss and bereavement feelings after the loss of a loved one. In addition, the topic center also includes links to valuable resources, related blog entries, questions and answers, and the opportunity to share experiences through an online support community.
Caring Connections, a program of the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO), is a national consumer and community engagement initiative to improve care at the end of life, supported by a grant from The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. This organization provides free resources and information to help people make decisions about end-of-life care and services before a crisis occurs. They offer information for those planning ahead, those caring for a loved one, those grieving a loss, and professionals in the field.
Grief & Bereavement Issues Topic Center
This topic center focuses on grief and bereavement. It includes information on the stages of grief, ways people can cope, and special issues, such as children and grief and the spiritual/religious implications. In addition, the topic center also includes links to valuable resources, related blog entries, questions and answers, and the opportunity to share experiences through an online support community.
Valley of Life
This site was created in 2006 by a woman who had lost her mother and wanted a to make a safe place for family and friends to remember her. The site now offers users the same option at no cost. Registration is free and then users can create a memorial page including your loved one's story with pictures, audio or video. There is also an option to make a memorial album that can be emailed to family and friends, as well as articles and additional resources on pre-planning, grieving, funeral preparation and obituary information.