GRC News

Mother’s Day for All Who Are Grieving

March 20, 2019

Sons and daughters– We may be sons and daughters whose mothers are no longer here. We remember and honor them and say thank you for their unending love and care. It can be hard to walk by the Hallmark aisle when it seems everyone is buying cards and flower baskets to honor their mothers. The […]

FIVE THINGS TO HELP YOU UNDERSTAND PEOPLE’S RESPONSES TO YOUR GRIEF

March 20, 2019

A person may say she knows how you feel, but she doesn’t. You are the only one who had your distinct relationship with the person who died, so your grief is unique to you.  A supportive person is wiser to say, “I can only imagine how you feel…” People may not know how to help, […]

The Death of a Child

July 18, 2018

–   Parents grieve differently.  Following a child’s death, a father’s emotions are aroused as strongly as the mother’s, but the experience and expression of these emotions vary greatly.  It’s important that parents recognize these complexities of grief and refrain from becoming critical and judgmental of each other.  Each has lost a child.  Each must be […]

International Bereaved Mothers and Fathers Day

July 18, 2018

How should you remember your child on International Bereaved Mother’s and Father’s Day?  –   Speak your child’s name.  Hearing someone speak your child’s name can bring a sense of comfort and help release the powerful emotions surrounding the days when bereaved parents are honored. –   Be sensitive to your emotions surrounding the actual Mother’s or […]

One Mother’s Story

July 18, 2018

.The “Mom’s Group” at the Grief Resource Center is for those of us who have lost a precious children to suicide. It is a safe and sacred group for me, where my son Greg is very present, very acknowledged and very honored. It is a gathering where we Moms mourn with each other and for […]

Death as Part of Life

March 5, 2018

“A persistent voice within says, “Why is this happening? Surely there is no reason for this!” As human beings of reason and logic, we tend to think there should be a purpose for everything that occurs.  This thought provides us with some defense against our feelings of helplessness and lack of control.  One of our […]

Local Authors Book-Signing and Presentation

March 5, 2018

The losses represented were diverse and the answers to that question were just as diverse. Each author shared from their individual grief journey and perspective. It was a time of fellowship and  of reaching out into the community to make an impact with our collective voice.   “I was honored to have been part of this […]

GRC Support Groups Continue to Bring Comfort to Grieving People

March 5, 2018

A new support group has been added to the list of support groups that meet at the Grief Resource Center: The Adult Sibling Support Group. Facilitated by Lori Nawman, the group meets the first Monday evening of each month from 6:30 – 8:00 pm at 1113 University Blvd. NE.  Sibling grief is a loss for which […]

Moving Forward Peer Facilitators- Susan and Stefa

October 10, 2017

Susan Cowsill and Stefa Zawerucha, facilitators of the Moving Forward Peer Support Group for Widows, Widowers and Significant Others, connected through their mutual loss and that they are both New York natives. Susan has been widowed for three years. Her husband of 32 years, Richard, was a Vietnam Vet. She has a special place in […]

Upcoming Events to Bring Comfort During the Holiday Season

October 10, 2017

Grief Share Holiday – November 11, 2017 (10:00 am – 12:00 Noon) Sacred Wounds: A Writing Workshop – November 17, 2017 (9:30 am – 4:00 pm) Creative Arts and Grief – December 2, 2017 (10:00 am – 12:00 Noon) Life Out of Darkness – December 16, 2017 (10:00 am – 12:00 Noon) To register click on UPCOMING EVENTS.

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