When they get older logo

end-of-life

Finding grief counsellors

How to find grief counselling

In an ideal world, we get to say goodbye to our parents with love and kindness in the most peaceful of settings as they drift gently away. But that’s not the reality for many of us. Circumstances and conditions often make our parting painful and difficult. Dementia regular delivers a long-drawn-out loss of a parent, […]

Read more

Coping with grief

We all deal with grief differently. Arranging a funeral and managing an estate can keep us busy for a while, but once the practical steps are organised, there is still the emotion of loss to deal with. What is grief? Grief is completely normal. It may affect you through a whole range of emotions, including […]

Read more

How can an end of life doula help my family?

While doulas are becoming more well-known in the UK, they’re usually associated with the process of giving birth. Yet today there’s a growing band of end of life doulas, whose role it is to help people with life-limiting conditions and those they love to get the most out of the time they have left together. […]

Read more

Organising a funeral

Some people like to plan their own funeral. Others don’t want to think about it and leave the organisation to family once they’ve gone. Either way, it’s surprising how much there is to think about. By Kathy Lawrence The number of decisions you need to take while organising a funeral can be quite daunting. Here’s […]

Read more