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Illness & Death
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“Our local hospitals have very little training in the most important aspect of working with those who have lost a loved one; what to say during those times of loss. Your books are truly a fantastic resource and will be extremely valuable as we go out and conduct trainings. Thank you so much for writing such a wonderful book!”

Jennifer Marsh, MS, IMF, Community Programs Coordinator, The Elizabeth Hospice

Speaking of grief
Timing your sympathy notes
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When we learn there’s a death, we think it’s essential to respond immediately. Some folks rise to the occasion and quickly craft a heartfelt message. But if you need some time to do the job justice, take it. The bereaved get most attention in the early days and weeks, while they’re in shock and processing the loss, and most likely won’t remember much. It’s in the weeks and months ahead, when mourning takes place, that they might most appreciate a condolence note from you. Here are five strategies for preparing notes of sympathy:

 
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