Grief Resources

Please call us at 816.363.2600 if you do not find the type of grief resources you are seeking.

Safe Passage: Understanding Grief

Journeys 2018 Spring – grief support newsletter

Journeys 2017 Fall – grief support newsletter

Journeys 2017 Spring – grief support newsletter

Journeys 2016 Fall/Winter – grief support newsletter

Journeys 2016 Spring – grief support newsletter

Bursts of Memory – When we’re grieving, some memories sneak up on us .

Letting Go – After the loss of a significant person, you may be faced with the daunting task of going through belongings.

Grief in the Digital Age – Grief is an internal process and mourning takes grief public to some extent, as we integrate loss into our lives. What does it mean to go through a private experience when people are used to sharing everything through social media? 

Summering Grief – Summer can be a favorite season, but it can also trigger feelings of grief and loss.

Anticipatory Grief – When someone is seriously ill or dying, or when a friend or family member experiences the suffering of a loved one, the pain and sorrow of anticipatory grief may arise.

The First Anniversary of a Life-Changing Day – Coping with the anniversary of your loved one’s death.

The Importance of Rituals – How rituals can bring comfort.

Surviving Survivor’s Guilt – Learn about the role guilt plays in grief.

Top Ten Things I’ve Learned about Grief – Everyone grieves differently, but here are some things to think about.

Grieving a Difficult or Conflicted Relationship – Sometimes death comes to someone in a difficult or conflicted relationship – and that can be complicated.

Expressing Grief Your Way – Art. music, and journaling offer therapeutic tools that can empower, relax and heal us.

Hanging on at Holiday TimeHolidays, anniversaries, birthdays  and the anniversary of a death can be difficult days in the grief process.

Timing Your Changes – Losing a loved one is a major life change, and it forces us to consider other changes in our lives.

Asking Friends and Family for Help – You may be hesitant to ask for help, but your family and friends want to make things easier for you.

Walking In Your Own Shoes – How your grief is unique.

What’s Normal – In grief, it’s normal to feel that nothing is normal.

A Vacation from Grief – Is it possible to take a vacation in the midst of grief?

Easing Back into School for Grieving Kids – Good communication with your child and his/her school is key to an easier transition.

Journaling Through a Loss – One way to channel your energy into healing is journaling.

Websites:

A Griever’s Pocket Guide to Spending the Holidays Alonewhatsyourgrief.com

Grief Digest Magazine

Moyer Foundation Resource Center — Focused on continuing and expanding their support of children and families affected by grief and addiction, The Moyer Foundation has launched a comprehensive online library of carefully curated resources that provide the tools to navigate some of life’s most challenging experiences. With the expertise of hundreds of supportive partners, The Moyer Foundation Resource center offers a personalized set of articles, videos, activities and referrals that explore grief, addiction, bullying, suicide, mindfulness, mental health, and much more. The Moyer Foundation Resource Center, accessed by website, email and phone, reflects the individual needs of each family and child that needs support.

Our Programs

There's a long list of hospices in Kansas City, but there's only one Kansas City Hospice. Our programs provide comprehensive expert care for all ages at all stages of serious illness.

Hospice

When the focus shifts to comfort instead of treatment, care comes to your home or nursing facility with a plan tailored to your needs, including emotional and spiritual support for the whole family.

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Hospice

Palliative Home Health

When complex needs benefit from a team approach, supportive home care brings the care you need, with 24/7 nurse support for pain, stress and symptoms due to serious illness.

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Palliative Home Health

Advanced Illness Support

Beginning as early as diagnosis and at any stage of serious illness, our nurse practitioners make home visits as needed to help coordinate your care and provide expert pain and symptom management.

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Advanced Illness Support
Hospice House

Hospice House

When symptoms cannot be easily managed at home, two hospice houses provide 24/7 expert care in comfortable home-line settings where family members can be relieved of caregiving duties to focus on loved ones.

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Carousel

Carousel provides palliative and hospice care for perinatal and for babies through young adults with a dedicated team of pediatric nurses, social workers, chaplains and other specialists.

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Carousel
Solace House

Solace House

Our center for grief and healing supports individuals and families who have been impacted by the death of a loved one, whether anticipated, or sudden and unexpected. We provide opportunities to share, listen, learn and heal with peer group support from age 3 through adult.

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