Grief Resources

We have many grief resources available to you. Please call us at 816.363.2600 if you do not find the type resources you are seeking.

Printed Resources

Kansas City Hospice

Safe Passage: Understanding Grief


Blog Articles – Grief



Other Online Articles

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.

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.


A Griever’s Pocket Guide to Spending the Holidays

Grief Digest Magazine

Eluna — Focused on continuing and expanding their support of children and families affected by grief and addiction, Eluna has 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, they offer a personalized set of articles, videos, activities and referrals that explore grief, addiction, bullying, suicide, mindfulness, mental health, and much more.