Compassionate Friends Bereavement Organization Recognizes 141 Compassionate Employers Nationwide
Employers that have shown extra sensitivity to employees that have experienced the death of a child, sibling, or grandchild are being recognited as Compassionate Employer Recognition recipients as recognized by The Compassionate Friends, the nation's largest bereavement
organization with more tha...
Phillies Pitcher Jamie Moyer and Wife Karen Continue National Expansion - Bringing Bereavement Camps for Kids to Every Major League Baseball City
The Moyer Foundation to Open Camp Erin in 10 New Cities This Year; Targets 29 Cities by 2009
SEATTLE, March 4 /PRNewswire/ -- The Moyer Foundation
( http://www.moyerfoundation.org ) today announced plans to expand its Camp
Erin -- bereavement
camps for children -- nati...
Immune Response To Flu Shots Influenced By Bereavement And Marital Status
A new study appearing in an upcoming issue of Brain, Behavior, and Immunity says that flu shots do not work properly in elderly patients who have experienced the death of a family member. //But older adults who have a happy marriage show increased response to these shots or injections than those wh...
Spiritual views aid after bereavement
A recent study shows that many people with firm spiritual beliefs find it easier to deal with a bereavement. Researchers in Texas have studied 120 relatives and friends of patients attending a hospice for terminal care. They looked at how the presence,// or absence, of strong spiritual beliefs help...
Yearning -the Most Intense Emotion in Bereavement
Yearning is the primary emotion felt after the death of a loved one, say scientists. This is in contrast to depression being the primary// emotion and the one felt most intensely, according to previous research.
The researchers from the Harvard Medical School and Yale University School of Medi...
Hospice Care Eases the End for Loyal Pets
...k for all the love she gave to me."
To read more about mourning the passing of a pet, go to the Association for Pet Loss and bereavement
SOURCES: Kathryn Marocchino, founder, Nikki Hospice Foundation for Pets, Vallejo, Calif.; Sharen Meyers, Synergy Animal H...
Key Factors Define 'Prolonged Grief'
...ological distress associated with substantial disability."
The U.S. National Cancer Institute has more about loss, grief and bereavement
-- Kevin McKeever
SOURCE: PLOS Medicine , news release, Aug. 3, 2009
Plain White T's to Headline Lake Effect Benefit for Rainbow Hospice and Palliative Care at Palmer House, Friday, August 28th
... families. Good Mourning is the most extensive, family-focused children's bereavement
program in the Chicago area. For more than 20 years, Good Mourning has s...hile coping with loss and the end of life. Rainbow Hospice offers extensive bereavement
services, including the Good Mourning Program for bereaved children, teens ...
SEIU Security Officers Who Protect Kaiser Permanente Hospitals Nationwide Vote Overwhelmingly to Ratify First-Ever Union Contract
...hat the lowest paid officers will see an initial increase up to $1.20.
Two days per year of paid sick leave, and two days paid bereavement
leave. Paid holidays have increased to a total of seven days per year.
For the first time officers who are stationed at K...
Hospice Foundation of America Presents New Educational Webinar on 'SUPPORTING PEOPLE WITH INTELLECTUAL DISABILITIES THROUGH ILLNESS, GRIEF AND LOSS'
...ology at the Graduate School of The College of New Rochelle . Dr. Doka has served as a panelist on all sixteen of HFA's Living With Grief National bereavement
Teleconferences. Dr. Lavin and Dr. Doka co-authored Older Adults with Developmental Disabilities .
"For over sixteen years, HFA has been the le...