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Family Funeral Service

Grief Support Resources

Every person must cope with loss of a loved on his or her own terms.

Grief Support Resources

The emotional upheaval these trying times can cause is sometimes so overwhelming that even the support of friends and family may not help relieve the amount of sadness and grief you feel.

At Wood Family Funeral Service we offer the following aftercare grief sessions:

»  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.

»  Sesame Street’s When Families Grieve
Educational content and interactive activities to help support children through their grief.

»  GriefPlan.com
Videos, resources, newsletter, and an online therapeutic grief program created by Dr. Jason Troyer.

»  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.


Additional Resources:

»  Grieving Alone and Together: Responding to the Loss of Your Loved One during the COVID-19 Pandemic by Sara Murphy, PhD, CT, with a foreword by Alan D. Wolfelt, Ph.D.

The Funeral Service Foundation, through its COVID-19 Crisis Response Fund has funded the creation of a booklet that addresses the challenges of grieving the death of a loved one during the COVID-19 pandemic. Grieving Alone and Together: Responding to the Loss of Your Loved One during the COVID-19 Pandemic by Sara Murphy, PhD, CT, with a foreword by Alan D. Wolfelt, Ph.D., is available for free to anyone who has experienced the death of a loved one or who would like to learn how they can support those who have. 

This comprehensive guide covers:

  • The Nature of Grief
  • Traumatic Loss
  • Traumatic Loss Triggers
  • Ambiguous Losses
  • Risk of Disenfranchised Grief
  • Children and Grief
  • Separation from a Loved One at the Time of Their Death
  • Planning Funeral and Memorial Services
  • Supporting Your Health While Grieving

You may read the e-book version or request a free copy from the Wood Family Funeral Service office.