- AARP Grief and Loss
- Compassionate Friends (Supporting Family After a Child Dies)
- LOSS (Loving Outreach to Survivors of Suicide)
- The Jewish Healing Network
- StoryCorp Legacy
- Open to Hope
Grief Resources for Adults
Below are resources that you can use to help understand and address your own grief process. All material is written by Rainbow Hospice and Palliative Care staff.
Grief Resources for Parents and Guardians
Below are a few short resources that you can use to help understand and address your child’s grief process. For additional resources or to join the Good Mourning Program, please call 847-653-3140 or use our online contact form.
- A Child’s Goodbye (pdf)
- When Your Child Faces Grief: Information for Concerned Parents (pdf)
- Talking to Children About Cremation (pdf)
- It’s Normal To… (pdf)
- The Road to Good Mourning: Growing Resilient Children Through the Grief Experience
By Vicki Scalzitti. The Road to Good Mourning helps parents, professionals, and anyone interacting with children understand the grief process of the developing mind, and offers tips on how to act and interact with children who have experienced the loss of a loved one.
If you would like to order a copy of The Road to Good Mourning (ISBN#: 978-0-615-98968-6) copies are available through Rainbow Hospice and Palliative Care for $12.99 each. To order, please call: 847-653-3140.
- How To Go On Living When Someone You Love Dies
By Therese A. Rando, Ph.D. Mourning the death of a loved one is a process all of us will go through at one time or another. But whether the death is sudden or anticipated, few of us are prepared for it or for the grief it brings. There is no right or wrong way to grieve; each person’s response to loss will be different.
Now, in this compassionate, comprehensive guide, Therese A. Rando, Ph.D., bereavement specialist and author of Loss And Anticipatory Grief, leads you gently through the painful but necessary process of grieving and helps you find the best way for yourself. Order here.
To learn more about specific services, please call 847-653-3141.
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