November 2014 - Wesley Glen Retirement Community

Creating a Bereavement Box (Memory Boxes)

When a loved one dies, there are memories to be kept. Creating a bereavement box, also known as a memory box, is one way you can secure tangible items left behind by your loved one. The purpose of the box is to gather personal items that held special memories for you and the person they […]

When Grief Doesn’t Go Away

Grief doesn’t automatically end at a certain point after the loss of a loved one. That is because everyone grieves differently, and there is no time limit to how long one grieves. When you’re grieving, one of the most important things you can to take care of yourself. The stress of losing a loved one […]

November is National Hospice Month

November is National Home Care and Hospice Month. During the month, the home care and hospice community will honor millions of nurses, home care aides, therapists and social workers who provide hours of selfless care to those in need of the special services they provide. According to National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO), more […]

The Holiday’s and Grief

Holidays can be a difficult time for anyone who has lost a loved one. What should be a time for family togetherness, sharing, making new memories and reminiscing on the old ones, holidays can bring back feelings of sadness, loss and emptiness making it difficult to enjoy what should be happy times. There is no […]