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Grieving Death

How Finding My Father's iPhone Helped Me Mourn His Death

Jordan Jayson | Posted 09.28.2014 | Healthy Living
Jordan Jayson

I realize nothing can replace a face-to-face goodbye. But I believe the digital clues I've been able to piece together give me the memories I need, and I'm grateful that I was able to witness his life -- even in death.

Remembrance Day For My Husband

Carol Jones | Posted 08.02.2011 | Healthy Living
Carol Jones

Remembrance Day was a very dear and sweet gathering of people who assisted Kenny and me on an ongoing basis, and friends who loved him very much.

Con Games: Hereafter Ever After

Michael Conniff | Posted 07.18.2011 | Healthy Living
Michael Conniff

The prevailing myth encompassing death is that the final moment somehow outweighs all others, as if that blink between alive and dead defines the life just lived.

Houston Is Probably A Nice Place

Carol Jones | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Carol Jones

If I had been more present with Kenny I would have listened to him talk about how he felt about not making it. I would have opened my mind and heart to hear him and hold him while he talked.

'Grammy, What Are You Going to Do Without Gramps?'

John Badalament | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
John Badalament

In his struggle to make sense of his grandfather's death, Jake has laid bare many seemingly unspeakable truths -- about love, loss and life itself -- for our family to face.

How Did Grief Get an Expiration Date?

Lynne Hughes | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Lynne Hughes

I've heard time and time again there is a societal expectation to "get over" grief in six months, and at the longest, a year.