Children and Grief

Experiencing the death of someone significant in your life can feel quite disorienting at any age.  When this happens in childhood, grief needs can be very different from that of adults.

Maria Georgopoulos, LMHC, FTDirector of Bereavement Services, Calvary Hospital

Bereavement in Children
In childhood, developmental understanding and coping styles within the family play a role …

Advance Care Directives: What You Need to Know

Debbie Feldman JD, LCSW
Administrator, Family Care Services for Calvary Hospital

Nobody likes to think about it, but sometime in the future, you or an important person in your life may become very sick or injured, and be unable to make decisions regarding medical care. Whether from an accident, a surgical complication or severe illness, if …

Music Therapy: A Beautiful Addition to End of Life Care

Individuals who are approaching the end of their life often feel confused, irrelevant, or out of touch. Dementia, Alzheimer’s disease, and other mental maladies commonly rob the elderly of their memories. One way to address this is amazingly through music therapy. It has often proven effective in helping patients recover memories that have been …

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