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Dealing with Grief and Fears

Grief is a part of life. This doesn’t make it easy to deal with. Maybe you have a fear of dying. Perhaps you’re dealing with the loss of a loved one. You are not alone. We’re here to help.

What Losing My Mom Taught Me About Life, Love and Devotion
9 months ago

What Losing My Mom Taught Me About Life, Love and Devotion

By  •  Family

Tuesday, New York City

The call came around noon on Tuesday. It was from my son, who was in Cincinnati for business and had stopped to see his grandmother.

“Mom,” my son beseeched, “you need to get to Ohio as fast as you can. Nana’s not doing well.” Read More

Remembering a Loved One: 13 Beautiful Ideas to Keep Them Alive in Your Heart
10 months ago

Remembering a Loved One: 13 Beautiful Ideas to Keep Them Alive in Your Heart

By  •  Family

Remembering a loved one is a deeply personal experience. At the same time, one of the things that is special about our community is that we can talk about difficult topics. So, today, I want to offer 13 ways to remember someone that you have lost. I hope you find them helpful. Read More

6 Meaningful Steps to Take Charge of End of Life Care
11 months ago

6 Meaningful Steps to Take Charge of End of Life Care

By  •  Mindset

Those of us who have watched our parents slip into old age, face multiple health challenges and then pass through death’s door, know that the end-of-life journey can be tricky. Read More

4 Ways to Conquer Your Fears in 2018
12 months ago

4 Ways to Conquer Your Fears in 2018

2018 is right at the door! It is a brand new turning of the pages. As I reflect on the past year, both in my personal life and work, the most important thought that strikes me is the pervasive sense of fear in people around me. The what isn’t all that important, so I will focus on the outcome of fear in our lives. Read More

How “Fear-Setting” Can Change Your Life After 60
1 year ago

How “Fear-Setting” Can Change Your Life After 60

For the last few years, I’ve been paralyzed by the fears I create in my mind about moving away from a place where I’ve lived for 28 years. Read More

Losing a Loved One: Another Year, Another Empty Chair
1 year ago

Losing a Loved One: Another Year, Another Empty Chair

By  •  Family

I love Thanksgiving. It is my favorite holiday of the entire year. I try to live a life filled with gratitude, and it’s special to have a day set aside for giving thanks – even though I practice it every day. Read More

5 Tips for Dealing with Grief Over Christmas
1 year ago

5 Tips for Dealing with Grief Over Christmas

Christmas, much like the other holidays, is a time when people look forward to the comforting nature of tradition, but when a death happens, the tradition is disrupted. Read More

Dealing with Loss After 60: Family History and Ambiguous Loss
1 year ago

Dealing with Loss After 60: Family History and Ambiguous Loss

By  •  Mindset

There are two kinds of losses in this life: clear loss, such as the death of a loved one where there is a body, and ambiguous loss, where the person is there – but not there. Read More

6 Ways to Manage Grief and Rebuild Your Life After a Loss
1 year ago

6 Ways to Manage Grief and Rebuild Your Life After a Loss

By  •  Mindset

After my husband passed away from cancer and the dust had settled, I was soon left to deal with the pain and suffering that would ensue. I didn’t know how or where to begin putting the pieces of my life back together again. Read More

Facing Our Biggest Fears After 60: Health and Money
1 year ago

Facing Our Biggest Fears After 60: Health and Money

When we reach 60, 70 or 80 we are surprised we got here so quickly. We meant to make investment plans and take better care of ourselves along the way. What happened to the last 40 years? It’s scary, this aging thing. Read More