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David Silver, 78, dies on porch after hospital release on -37 C night

Winnipeg senior released from hospital in slippers, given cab slip to get home

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Couple’s double suicide underscores struggles for elderly

Suicides becoming more common among elderly, mental health experts say.

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My grandfather

Remembrance Day

I will wear my poppy proudly all day on the 11th.

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Post-death Care at Home as Extended Caregiving

Most people want to die at home.

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Canadians 65+ have highest suicide rate of any group in the country

Adults 65 and older who commit suicide have made two to four previous attempts.

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Self-care is not selfish: Understanding preparatory grief and making plans for you

Preparatory grief is the process we go through when we are losing a loved one to a progressive, degenerative and ultimately fatal disease. It is different from the grief people experience when a loved one dies, in that it requires constant adjustments to ongoing changes and losses.

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Angel of Grief / Weeping Angel

Coping with loss: Tips for yourself and others

Loss is an inevitable part of life and coping with it is always a painful. At times, it can be an excruciating experience. However, with the help of ourselves, family and friends, we can learn to cope more effectively.

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The Power of the Mind While Coping With Loss

Similar to many people reading this, I know what it feels like to watch my world shatter within a matter of minutes. I know what it’s like to feel beside myself, utterly incredulous at how everything can change so quickly, and reeling at the shock of it all. I remember the feeling that I wished […]

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Grief and the Holidays

Holidays are a time when families and friends get together. Often, during these times, we are easily and frequently reminded that our loved one is gone. It is a fact that is often hard to accept. Sometimes we feel ambushed by our own feelings. Each of us is going to respond in our own way. […]

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