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Son, Mom Pay it Forward at Grief Camp

Editor’s Note: Each summer Care Dimensions organizes Camp Stepping Stones, a family retreat for children and adults who have experienced the death of someone close to them. The one-day camp offers children traditional camp experiences with hands-on activities to help

Old Enough to Grieve: Supporting Children After Loss

“Anyone old enough to love is old enough to grieve.” – Dr. Alan Wolfelt, renowned grief educator   Death is often considered a “taboo” topic in our society today. People don’t like to talk about it. Especially with children. Adults

Helping Grieving Children

by Kristen Goodhue, Children’s Program Coordinator at Care Dimensions   Most children experience loss at some point in their childhood – a grandparent dies, a parent becomes seriously ill or a best friend moves away. Experts say that intense grief

"Since 1978, Care Dimensions has provided comprehensive and compassionate care for individuals and families dealing with life-threatening illnesses. As the non-profit leader in advanced illness care, we offer services in more than 90 communities in Eastern Massachusetts."