Monthly Archives: January 2014

Grief and Writing: How Writing Can Help You Cope with Grief

  Lisa and I created Aftertalk around one fundamental belief; that writing to a deceased loved one can help you cope with grief. Our belief in this is rooted in personal experience; Lisa came to it after the death of her father; I discovered therapeutic writing to a deceased loved one quite by accident when my wife of

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Grief Counseling: Good News for Medicare Recipients

If you are over 65 and are seeking professional help in the form of Grief Counseling to help you with the grieving process, the New Year 2014 brings really good news. The full impact of the Medicare Improvements for Patients and Providers Act passed by Congress in 2008 is finally realized. For the first time

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Widows and Widowers; Dealing with Grief Together

In previous articles we’ve talked about widows and widowers dating and doing well together. A major factor in this is that they become their own grief support group; both want to heal, and love is a powerful medicine. A quick review for those new to our story: we met in 1993, a year after both

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