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Dealing With an Alzheimer’s Diagnosis

If you've had a family member who has been diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease you know just how painful and devastating the disease is. However, there are a few strategies you can use when dealing with the disease.

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Healthy Ways To Handle Grief

Are you having trouble handling grief? You're not alone. But you want to make sure the way you deal with your grief is healthy and productive. Here are some healthy ways to get through some very tough days.

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Is Organ Donation Right for You?

Considering organ donation after death? While it is a bit morbid to think about, offering your organs for harvesting is a wonderful thing to do. Here are some reasons why you should consider donating your organs.

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7 Unique Ways to Memorialize a Lost Loved One

It's always hard to lose a loved one. And you may want a nontraditional memorial for them. From planting a tree to taking a road trip, there are many ways to uniquely honor your dearly departed friend or family member.

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Reentering the Dating World After the Loss of a Spouse

After the loss of a spouse, dating may be the last thing on your mind. But eventually, you will probably want to start dating again. Consider these pointers before dipping your toes back into the dating pool.

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Understanding the Grieving Process

Loss, and by extension grief, is a part of life. Understanding the stages and symptoms of grief is an important part of the healing process. Take a look at this article if you need some guidance on coping.

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Watch Your Words: What Not To Say When Someone’s Grieving

When someone you care for is grieving, it can be hard to find the right words. You may say something that can cause further grief, instead of support. Here are a few things not to say to someone who's experienced loss.

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Ministers: Essential Support When a Loved One Dies

When a death occurs, ULC ministers may find themselves called upon to provide emotional support, or even plan the funeral. If grieving family members have reached out to you, consider these tips as you proceed.

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Helping a Newly Single Parent

If you have a friend who has become a single parent unexpectedly, you may want to help them get through the trying time. From picking up groceries to helping out with the laundry, here are some ways to assist.

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6 Unique Ways to Honor a Deceased Loved One

If you've recently lost a loved one, you may be looking for creative ways to honor the deceased. From creating jewelry to planting a memorial tree, here are some unique ways to remember your loved one for years to come.

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