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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.

Go for a Green Burial: 5 Ways to Make Your Death More Eco-Friendly
2 weeks ago

Go for a Green Burial: 5 Ways to Make Your Death More Eco-Friendly

By  •  Lifestyle

As baby boomers start facing their own mortality, the idea of eco-friendly funerals is becoming more widespread. If you bicycle, recycle or just want to minimize your final carbon footprint, consider these unique eco-friendly approaches for a greener…
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Why Is Grief Counseling Important?
4 weeks ago

Why Is Grief Counseling Important?

After a loss, it’s normal to experience deep and painful feelings of grief. During this challenging Covid-19 pandemic, many individuals can really benefit from grief counseling and other mental health services. Medicare provides coverage for many…
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12+ Things You Should Know About Planning a Memorial Service
1 month ago

12+ Things You Should Know About Planning a Memorial Service

Two summers ago, my cousin Elizabeth died. Her death was sudden and occurred less than two weeks after the death of her mother. But unlike her mother, who had a traditional funeral, Elizabeth’s wish was to be cremated…
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5 Things You Need to Know About Advance Directives
1 month ago

5 Things You Need to Know About Advance Directives

Marie’s son was distraught. He had told his mother he would have the doctors do everything they could – but now they were saying that they didn’t know how long she would be able to breathe on her own without the tube, nor did they know…
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Understanding Our Sacral Chakra to Navigate Grief
1 month ago

Understanding Our Sacral Chakra to Navigate Grief

Our second chakra, Svadhisthana is our Sacral water energy center. Our tears of grief come from this chakra. Loss of our most beloved relationships and connections manifests in our Sacral Chakra. We can meet those losses with…
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Yes, Grief Can Lead to Substance Abuse
2 months ago

Yes, Grief Can Lead to Substance Abuse

Losing a loved one can be one of the most difficult experiences to deal with in our later years. Losing a spouse or long-term partner is different than the death of a distant relative or even a pet. Our lifetime of memories is cut short…
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Thinking About Dying Doesn’t Have to Be Morbid
2 months ago

Thinking About Dying Doesn’t Have to Be Morbid

By  •  Mindset

Death and dying do not make for a jolly subject of any conversation, but it is part of life. And none of us is getting any younger. Is death or dying something you think about very much? You may prefer to think it will never happen…
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4 Things I Learned About the Word Widow
2 months ago

4 Things I Learned About the Word Widow

I wish we had a different word to use here in the United States for our “status” after we lose a spouse other than the word “widow.” It’s the only box you can check on forms you need to fill out afterwards at the bank, doctor’s office, dentist…
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Moving Your Root Chakra Can Help You Navigate Your Grief
2 months ago

Moving Your Root Chakra Can Help You Navigate Your Grief

In our Sixty and Me community, there is grief, loss, and transition. Our loved ones pass on; we lose jobs, homes, relationships, our youthful bodies, and more; we transition from who we were at 20, 30 or 40 to an older and wiser…
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4 Easy Steps to Overcome Your Fear of Getting Old
2 months ago

4 Easy Steps to Overcome Your Fear of Getting Old

By  •  Mindset

Samantha was a relatively healthy woman with a full life. She did clerical work for an insurance company and got along well with her coworkers. She had a husband, grown children and grandchildren, and many friends…
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