We Need to Know You Remember Them

By: Allyson England Drake, M.Ed, CT I often am asked, by caring friends and family members, about the best ways to support an individual who is grieving the death of a loved one. I have a variety of practical answers, of course — like start a meal train, write them a handwritten note with your…

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Mother’s Day: Thinking of ALL mothers

By Carrie Schaeffer, LCSW, Perinatal Bereavement Services Manager Mother’s Day is quickly approaching as we settle into spring. The day is celebrated with flowers and picnics, homemade crafts and time spent together as a family. It is a day to honor and reflect on the sacred bond formed between a mother or mother-figure and her children.  For some,…

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A Journey of Hope and Healing

By: Emily Frank, Full Circle Volunteer and Long Time Supporter Mother’s Day is always a challenge for my family as I lost my mother when I was 20 years old. She died at 43 as a result of lung cancer leaving behind a husband and 4 children of which I am the oldest. I was away at…

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Remembering Your Loved Ones on Special Occasions

By Stacia Macklin, LCSW, ACSW, Clinical Director Conversations About Grief (CAG) are a series of educational programs hosted by Full Circle professionals. This CAG will explore ways to honor and remember your loved ones in meaningful ways on special occasions. In light of COVID-19, our CAG program will continue virtually. These will be pre-recorded sessions you can watch…

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