Grief Resources

Responsive image Support Someone Who is Grieving

A brief guide for caregivers to understand the physical and emotional symptoms their loved ones may experience at the end of life. Appropriate comfort measures are also suggested in this guide.

There is No Right or Wrong Way to Grieve After a Loss

This brochure describes how people react to and experience grief.

Grief Resources for Children

When a Child Dies

This brochure describes the things you can do to support the child’s family.

Helping Children Cope with the Death of a Loved One

This brochure describes some simple steps you can do to help a child in this very difficult time.

Community Resources

Legacy Hospice Support Groups

Legacy provides regular bereavement support groups for our patients’ families, or can help family members find a local bereavement support group. Contact Adonice D'Atre, LCSW for the location and time of our next meeting at (434) 970-7776.

JABA Caregiver Support Group

Caregivers get the chance to share concerns, questions and experience with others, while JABA takes over the care of their loved ones. If you are interested in learning more about joining a Caregiver Support Group, call JABA at (434) 817-5235 and ask to speak with Jean Bourbeau, manager of Adult Care Centers.

Additional Resources

We have provided a collection of articles and scholarly journals that may prove helpful in better understanding hospice care and how it relates to end-of-life care options. We hope that you find this information useful.