Webinar on ‘Grieving Children and Adolescents: The Role of Internet Support’

Learn about the role that the Internet plays in the lives of grieving young people and the implications for clinicians.

Some Poems for a Pet Service

Children, in particular, benefit from some sort of family service for a pet.

Take a Free Class in Death at Yale

To balance the “badness of death,” Kagan also provides several lectures on the “value of life.”

Top Veterinary School Pet Loss Hotlines

Some of the best pet loss hotlines are maintained by vet students at universities.

Coping with Death over the Holidays

I never ceased to be amazed at the number of individuals who die over the holidays.

The Art of Dying, or Ars Moriendi

By the time of the Civil War, the theme of the Good Death inspired songs, stories and poetry for and about the Civil War.

Thinking About Death May Change Your Life

Have you faced the reality that, one day, you will die?

Coming to Terms with Fatal Disease: Talking with your Doctor

If you do not die suddenly from an accident, heart attack or stroke, chances are you will die a slow death from disease or simply from aging. Unfortunately, in the latter case, doctors are well trained in every possible aspect of saving a life, but little on how to treat death and dying. So, if you are diagnosed with a fatal or chronic condition, how do you talk with your doctor effectively?

Baxter’s Death Brings Attention to Therapy Dogs

Baxter, the therapy dog, provided comfort to patients, and continues – after death – to provide inspiration.

What is a Eulogy?

Did you know that eulogies often were written in high praise or commendation of a person? Today, eulogies most often are associated with funerals, but the word derives from the Greek eu, meaning a combination of “good” or “well” and “true” or “genuine” and logy, or a termination of nouns referring to writing. The eulogia in the Greek Orthodx Church was a blessing. Today, the eulogy is known as a speech or writing in honor of a deceased person.