Twelve Practical Tips for Saying, Doing the Right Things

The holidays are quickly approaching, and while many people look forward to yearly traditions, gatherings with family and friends and the general good feelings associated with the season, some people dread the holidays.

For those who have lost a loved one during the past year, the holidays may emphasize their grief, reports the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO).

Often, friends and family members of those affected by a loss are unsure how to act or what to say to support their grieving loved one during the holidays.

Click here to read NHPCO’s twelve practical tips from hospice professionals.