Navigation Links
Ten Ways You Can Help a Family During the Holidays After a Child Dies
Date:12/9/2008

) Make a donation in memory of the child to a non-profit organization that has special meaning to the family.
7) Offer to assist with holiday shopping.
8) Make the family aware of special remembrance services where they might want to participate such as The Compassionate Friends Worldwide Candle Lighting the second Sunday in December.
9) Even if several years have passed since the child died, send the family a card and mention the child by name. If you have it in your possession, enclose a picture or videotape of the child the family may not have seen or possess. This will mean more to the family than you can possibly imagine.
10) Don't try to talk the family into doing something they simply don't want to do. Be there with understanding and compassion.

With your help, the holidays may be a little gentler for the family grieving the death of a child.

The Compassionate Friends has more than 600 chapters in the United States with locations in all 50 states plus Washington DC and Puerto Rico. At least 30 countries around the world have a Compassionate Friends presence. The organization annually sponsors The Compassionate Friends Worldwide Candle Lighting the second Sunday in December and more than 500 services open to the public blanket the country.

For more information on helping bereaved families or on the Worldwide Candle Lighting, visit www.compassionatefriends.org or call toll-free 877-969-0010.

###

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2008/12/prweb1722034.htm


'/>"/>
Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2008 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved  

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Strikeithealthyfamily.com Provides Parents With Sense of Relief
2. Siskin Center for Child and Family Research to Focus on Early Childhood Development and Special Education
3. LegalView Updates Brain Injury Site with Information on TBI Disabled Soldier's Family
4. Almost Family Announces Acquisition of Kentucky Home Health Certificate of Need
5. Kaiser Family Foundation Partners With Media Around The Globe to Address HIV/AIDS
6. AARP Finds Value of Unpaid Family Caregiving in Illinois Hits $17 Billion
7. New Consumer Health Guide -- Pass Up the Poison Plastic, The PVC-Free Guide for Your Family & Home Released Just in Time for the Holiday Shopping Season
8. Ultimate Holiday Guide for Friends and Family of People with Vision Loss from the American Foundation for the Blind
9. Gerstman Family Spotlighted on Readers Digest Website
10. Green Family Foundation Sponsors Alicia Keys Keep a Child Alive College Student AIDS Summit
11. C.A.R.E. Florida Launches Family Weekends to Help on That Long Road to Recovery
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
Ten Ways You Can Help a Family During the Holidays After a Child Dies
(Date:9/22/2014)... September 22, 2014 The Spa Standard, ... to lead the start-up in developing content and courses ... to the company over 15 years of experience in ... resort spa management with companies including Orient Express Hotels ... the role of educator, Jenny gained extensive industry insight ...
(Date:9/22/2014)... the proverbial needle in the cancer antigen haystack, according ... of Experimental Medicine . , As cancer ... creates new versions of proteins, some of which are ... cells, prompting the cells to attack and eliminate the ... of the mutations in a patient,s cancer and to ...
(Date:9/22/2014)... 2014--Women who are about to be released from prison ... if they are to successfully reintegrate into their communities ... study. , Almost half of all female prisoners are ... and most have multiple prison terms, mainly for drug-related ... Michael,s Hospital, conducted one-on-one interviews with women who were ...
(Date:9/22/2014)... BCC Research ( http://www.bccresearch.com ) reveals ... GLOBAL MARKETS, the global market for autoimmune disease ... billion by 2019, with a five-year compound annual ... holds the highest market potential due to an ... western lifestyles. , In recent decades, autoimmune ...
(Date:9/22/2014)... on Trauma, patients with severe injuries should be treated ... centers have the resources to provide the best care ... major trauma patients in 2010 actually received their treatment ... a new study from the Center for Pediatric Trauma ... at Nationwide Children,s Hospital. Those patients are "undertriaged." The ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:The Spa Standard Appoints Vice-President of Content and Course Development 2Health News:Involving female offenders in release planning can increase reintegration success 2Health News:Global Market for Autoimmune Disease Diagnostics to Reach Nearly $13.1 Billion in 2019; Southern Asia Holds the Highest Potential 2Health News:Global Market for Autoimmune Disease Diagnostics to Reach Nearly $13.1 Billion in 2019; Southern Asia Holds the Highest Potential 3Health News:New study finds 34 percent of severely injured patients undertriaged in the United States 2Health News:New study finds 34 percent of severely injured patients undertriaged in the United States 3
... Health plans today proposed guaranteed coverage for people with pre-existing ... , , Under the ... market would be required to offer coverage to all applicants ... individuals were required to maintain health insurance. , ...
... Inc. (NYSE: PRX ) today announced that it ... the U.S. to market budesonide,inhalation suspension, which is a generic ... asthma. Par began,shipping 0.25 mg/2 ml and 0.5 mg/2 ... Full-year US sales for PULMICORT(R) in 2007 totalled ...
... human trial , , WEDNESDAY, Nov. 19 (HealthDay News) -- ... patients may not slow the disease, new research suggests. ... spurred by promising animal research that had suggested that ... on the brain. , However, "the study suggests that ...
... , TORONTO, Nov. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Bradmer ... and commercialization of cancer therapies, announced today that it ... data from Neuradiab(TM) at the Society for Neuro-Oncology,s (SNO) ... from two previously conducted Phase II trials, is titled ...
... medicine community: "Are Your Cells Free?" Learn more about InVitria at TERMIS ... ... Collins, CO (PRWEB) November 19, 2008 -- Stem cell culture researchers ... Tissue Engineering Meeting TERMIS in San Diego on Dec. 7-10. ...
... anniversary of the adoption of the United Nations Convention on the ... ARLINGTON, Va., Nov. 19 The Child Welfare League of America ... Rights of the Child (CRC), the American Psychological Association, and the ... Children,s Health Issues and The Convention on the Rights of the ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Health Plans Propose Guaranteed Coverage for Pre-Existing Conditions and Individual Coverage Mandate 2Health News:Health Plans Propose Guaranteed Coverage for Pre-Existing Conditions and Individual Coverage Mandate 3Health News:Par Pharmaceutical Begins Shipment of Budesonide Inhalation Suspension Immediately 2Health News:Growth Hormone Boost May Not Slow Alzheimer's 2Health News:Growth Hormone Boost May Not Slow Alzheimer's 3Health News:Bradmer to present poster on progression free survival and overall survival data from Neuradiab(TM) Phase II trials at Society for Neuro-Oncology Meeting 2Health News:Bradmer to present poster on progression free survival and overall survival data from Neuradiab(TM) Phase II trials at Society for Neuro-Oncology Meeting 3Health News:Bradmer to present poster on progression free survival and overall survival data from Neuradiab(TM) Phase II trials at Society for Neuro-Oncology Meeting 4Health News:InVitria to Launch "BE FREE" Promotion at TERMIS '08 in San Diego 2Health News:Linda Spears, CWLA Vice President of Policy Will Speak at Senate Briefing 2
(Date:9/22/2014)... DALLAS and NEW YORK ... PHARMACEUTICALS, INC. (OTCBB: ACCP), has signed an exclusive, ... for the development and commercialization of its proprietary ... new corporate management team and its intention to ... Biopharmaceuticals, Inc.™, and its plans to pursue a ...
(Date:9/22/2014)... Sept. 22, 2014 Research and Markets ... Chinese Diclofenac Industry Report 2014" report to their ... Industry Report 2014 is a professional and in-depth study ... with a focus on the Chinese situation. ... including definitions, classifications, applications and industry chain structure. The ...
(Date:9/20/2014)... 20, 2014 /CNW/ - The issue: Mylan Pharmaceuticals ULC Canada, ... of its Mylan-Nitro Spray 0.4 mg/metered dose due to the ... pump component. A missing "dip tube" could ... the patient. This defect may lead patients to believe they ... to access it. Not receiving nitroglycerin could place them at ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Access Pharmaceuticals Announces Exclusive Global Plasma Therapeutics License, New Management And New Corporate Name 2Access Pharmaceuticals Announces Exclusive Global Plasma Therapeutics License, New Management And New Corporate Name 3Access Pharmaceuticals Announces Exclusive Global Plasma Therapeutics License, New Management And New Corporate Name 4Access Pharmaceuticals Announces Exclusive Global Plasma Therapeutics License, New Management And New Corporate Name 5Access Pharmaceuticals Announces Exclusive Global Plasma Therapeutics License, New Management And New Corporate Name 6Global and Chinese Diclofenac Industry Report 2014 2Advisory - Mylan Pharmaceuticals recalling nitroglycerin spray due to defective pump 2
... November 2005. Specifications, including colors, subject to ... lb (2.3 kg), FreeStyle by AirSep is ... for those patients who know no boundaries. ... FreeStyle captures the heart of what it ...
... is AirSep Corporations most economical line of ... lpm of therapeutic oxygen in home, hospital, ... of units in daily use throughout the ... known for high performance, easy maintenance, and ...
... to 10 LPM of oxygen reducing the delivery ... M10 is engineered to reduce the cost of ... fewer parts than any other concentrator on the ... you to reduce expenditure on accessories and unnecessary ...
... conserver, it's important to have a choice that ... name synonymous with innovative excellence, offers two great ... automatic and value packed conservers., ,With its ... used 8 hours a day for 3 to ...
Medicine Products: