At Kane Funeral Home we offer the following aftercare grief resource recommendations:
» Center for Loss & Transition
A leading provider of information and inspiration in the areas of illness and dying, loss and grief, healthy caregiving, life transition, and spirituality.
» Growth House
An international gateway to resources for life-threatening illness and end-of-life issues. Hyperlinked topic pages link to sites around the world. You’ll find links to hospice and home care, bereavement, death with dignity, AIDS, and related topics in life-threatening illness.
GriefNet is an Internet community of people dealing with grief, death, and major loss. They have many email support groups. Their integrated approach to online grief support provides help to people working through loss and grief issues.
» National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization
Committed to improving end-of-life care and expanding access to hospice care with the goal of profoundly enhancing quality of life for people dying in America and their loved ones.
» AARP, Life After Loss
Collection of online articles and guides to dealing with loss and preparing will and trusts.
» Hospice Foundation of America
Information on how to choose hospice, end of life issues, and grief and bereavement.
» Lofty Oaks Remembrance Memorial Tree Planting Programs
Express your sympathy to families with a remembrance memorial tree.
» Social Security Administration
Forms and information on social security benefits.
» Department of Veterans Affairs
Information on veteran benefits, VA forms, and more.
Books on Grief:
The Grief Recovery Handbook:
The Action Handbook for Moving Beyond Death, Divorce and Other Losses
Richard Lewis, Judson Press, 1996
I Wasn’t Ready to Say Goodbye:
Surviving, Coping and Healing After the Sudden Death of a Loved One
Brook Noel, Champion Press, 2000
Healing After Loss:
Daily Meditations for Working through Grief
Martha Whitmore Hickman, Harper Paperbacks, 1994
No Time to Say Goodbye:
Surviving the Suicide of a Loved One
Carla Fine, Main Street Books, 1999
The Bereaved Parent
Harriett S. Schiff, Penguin, 1978
When Bad Things Happen to Good People:
Rabbi Harold Kushner, Avon, 1983
The Art of Condolence:
What to Write, What to Say, What to Do at a Time of Loss
Leonard Zunin, Harper Collins, 1992
Interactive Grief Support
For immediate support and to learn more about the grieving process, click the button below to view our Guiding Grief Interactive Video Support. Here, you will be guided through steps to help you find answers to many questions about grief and suggestions for your own healing or help with someone else’s healing. Gain an understanding and acceptance of how necessary the process is, and know that you will get through it. Watch this video to know you are not alone.