For the Family

Resources: Grief Counseling, Family Matters and Donation Centers



Grief and bereavement Resources:

Funeral thank you cards HIGHLY RECECOMENDED Personalized photo sympathy and keepsake cards, with Lynn Early | call (973) 542-8779 BEAUTIFUL QUAILITY

The Grief Recovery Institute HIGHLY RECOMMENDED Grief authors, counselors, TV spokespersons and educators: Russell P. Friedman, Eric J. Cline & John W. James.

Grief Counseling Resource Guide HIGHLY RECOMMENDED NY State of Mental Health by RN, PHD 24 page, PDF file on how to counsel a grieving person.

Grief Share Grief recovery support groups HIGHLY RECOMMENDED Worldwide Groups which meet locally. Christian based. Plenty of resources.

Association for Death Education and Counseling ADEC Find a Certified Counselor, Publications of Grief National non-profit organization. ADEC is one of the oldest interdisciplinary organizations in the field of dying, death and bereavement.  Its nearly 2,000 members include medical health personnel, educators, clergy, funeral directors and volunteers. Useful links.

HospiceDirectory.Org Find a Hospice office near you. Sponsored by Hospice Foundation of America

National Institute on Aging US Govt. Agency Aging Research papers, medical studies.

AARP American Association of Retired People 10 articles on Grief and access to general topics.   Members site. Information on funeral services, customs and traditions products and services. Links

Elder Care Team Caring for parents at home or from a distance. Safety Tips, caregivers, resource links, elder care newsletter. Free easy access.

Daily Strength Bereavement Support Grief Articles, Community sharing. Sub-section or general health web site.  Requires login. 

Family MattersProtecting Family Relationships

The Settlement Game:   How to Settle an Estate Peacefully and Fairly HIGHLY RECOMMENDED Designed to protect and preserve family relationships when dividing personal property 145 pages by Angie Epting Morris. E-book, Audio CD and hardcover book. Focuses on distributing personal property. Helpful worksheets to organize sound common sense methodology.

Donating Personal Property

The Salvation Army   Easy map to closest location. Donate personal property and get a tax receipt.

Goodwill Industries    Find a store to donate (over 2,100 locations) Donate personal property and get a tax receipt.  

Charities that would love your donations and support:

The United Way Mission - To improve lives by mobilizing the caring power of communities. /

Network for Good US Government Gifting network choose from over 25,000 charities.

Shriners Hospitals for Children beloved charity.