Information booklets

eBooks with information about grief and the different stages of grief, about mourning, about how grief is experienced when we have significant losses such as divorce, losing someone through suicide, going through midlife crisis, and facing retirement. Also information on how children and adolescents are affected by grief.

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Grief and life transitions

Effects of grief experienced in ageing, the empty nest syndrome,
midlife crisis, retirement and old age

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cover imageIn this eBook you will find information on the effects of grief people experience when going through transitions in life, such as midlife crisis, the empty nest syndrome, retirement and old age.

This information will help those going through these transitions, their family, friends and others who are involved to realise that these feelings of grief are normal and need to be acknowledged, recognised and validated in order to make a healthy transition through life’s different stages and age gracefully.



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Grief and mourning and the phases of grief

Grief experienced when someone dies or when another significant loss
is suffered

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cover imageIn this eBook you will find an explanation of grief and mourning, reasons why we grieve and details of the phases of grief we go through when we experience loss.

Understanding grief and the effects of grief helps us to realise the importance of validating the feelings related to grief. Progressing through the phases of grief eventually brings acceptance of the new circumstances of life as a result of the loss and the realisation that life must go on in a healthy way.



Grief and other significant losses

Grief experienced in sudden death, suicide, divorce or separation,
loss of faculties and mental ability, relocation or emigration

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cover imageIn this eBook you will find an explanation of the effects of grief in particular types of deaths such as sudden death and suicide, and the effects of grief in other significant loss, such as divorce or separation, loss of faculties and mental ability and loss related to relocating or emigrating.

This explanation will help those who have experienced these types of loss and those supporting them to recognise the loss and validate the effects of grief they are experiencing. By learning to accept the changes the loss has made to their life they will eventually achieve wellbeing.



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How grief affects children and adolescents

Reactions and understanding about death and other significant loss
in children and adolescents

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cover imageIn this eBook you will find an explanation about the effects of grief on children and adolescents when a loved one dies or when they experience some other significant loss. The information covers children and adolescents’ understanding of death and other loss according to their age.

This explanation will help family members and those involved in supporting children and adolescents who are in grief to understand their feelings and behaviour and to be more effective in supporting them through this vulnerable time.



ePackage

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Includes all of the eBooks (practical guides and information booklets) as one package. These eBooks make a valuable resource kit for individuals or groups experiencing and/or involved in grief and bereavement support.

Note: This package excludes 'Saying goodbye,' which is only available in hard copy.

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About Memorable Farewells' resources

They provide practical information and guidance about what has to be done immediately after someone dies.

Help you to plan a funeral and a memorable and personalised farewell service that pays fitting tribute to the deceased.

Offer suggestions and advice to those who would like to offer comfort and consolation to the family and friends in their sorrow.

Guide you to make informed decisions about what has to be done to finalise the deceased's affairs.

Help you understand the importance and advantages of having a funeral for the deceased, for the family and for the other mourners.

Explain the practical and spiritual ways to prepare responsibly for death and the advantages of doing this for individuals and for their families.