Coping with Grief During the Holidays

candle for Ele's placeEle’s Place is a healing center for grieving children & teens with facilities in Lansing, Ann Arbor and Grand Rapids.   Executive Director Gerilyn May provides some helpful hints on how to cope with grief during the holidays:


Light a candle to remember the person


During family gatherings, talk about memories of the person who died


Know that it’s okay to have fun


Make an ornament or decoration for the person who died–or one that reminds you of that person.


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