Grieving a Coronavirus Death: Help for Special Circumstances

by Alan D. Wolfelt, Ph.D. If someone you love has died of the novel coronavirus, it is likely that you are facing a number of challenging circumstances. Grief is always difficult, but it is especially difficult whenever a death is sudden, unexpected, and unfolds in ways that violate our expectations and puts up barriers to … Read more Grieving a Coronavirus Death: Help for Special Circumstances

Wages & Sons Announces Certification of Deana Porter

LAWRENCEVILLE, GA – January 26, 2018 Wages & Sons is pleased to announce that Deana Porter, one of our grief support group facilitators, has earned her Certification in Thanatology. Her official CT designation is Certified in Thanatology: Death, Dying and Bereavement, and we’re proud of her for this achievement. Deana is a valuable member of … Read more Wages & Sons Announces Certification of Deana Porter

5 Tips for Dealing with Grief During the Holiday Season

It seems like every year the holiday season gets longer. Stores start putting out Christmas decorations before we’ve even moved past Halloween, and it seems like the holidays go on for months and months. For those who are grieving, it can feel like an eternity. How will you make it through the holidays this year? … Read more 5 Tips for Dealing with Grief During the Holiday Season

Facing Thanksgiving When Someone You Love Has Died

Thanksgiving is traditionally a family holiday when loved ones gather from far and near to count their blessings and spend quality time together. For someone who has suffered a loss, though, this holiday can feel very different. When you’re grieving, it can be hard to get into the holiday spirit, and even worse if you … Read more Facing Thanksgiving When Someone You Love Has Died

Make this Veterans Day Meaningful by Respecting and Honoring Veterans

On Veterans Day, we honor our heroes. We celebrate the brave men and women who have given so much to ensure our freedom and protect our way of life. Unlike Memorial Day, which was created to memorialize those who died in service, Veterans Day honors the living veterans, those who have served and those who … Read more Make this Veterans Day Meaningful by Respecting and Honoring Veterans

Grief on Grandparents Day: Grieving a Grandchild

Grandparents Day is a wonderful holiday, meant to honor grandparents and help to strengthen intergenerational bonds. For some, though, it’s a reminder of loss, and a time of sadness. It’s not unusual for a child to lose a grandparent, but what about when the loss goes the other way? Grieving grandparents are often overlooked, but … Read more Grief on Grandparents Day: Grieving a Grandchild