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How To Care For A Pet After The Owner Has Passed Away

Sep 14, 2017 | Posted by in Tips for Coping, Uncategorized | 0

  A lot of people in their twilight years have pets to keep them company. Because at this age they can plan to have a pet and friend with them for ten or twenty years and be sure that their lifestyle will be in keeping with that choice. Unfortunately, if we die Charlie the PoodleRead more …

What Grief & Loss Feels Like (EXPERT)

Grief is hard. It is painful to not only go through the loss of a loved one (two legged or four legged) but then to be expected to function as well as before the loss! Impossible? Yes, it is possible, but it is not easy.   Grief is a natural reaction to loss but oftenRead more …

Why Pet Loss Is Especially Devastating to Seniors or Homebound People

Jan 2, 2011 | Posted by in Tips for Coping | 0

In my work with Hospice and Quality at Life End Institute, as part of the Montana StoryKeepers, I have witnessed the love affair many elderly have with their pets.  Pets force them to get up each morning, to get exercise, to focus on something outside their own problems and pain, and are a wonderful companion.Read more …