Throughout nearly two decades of hospice experience, Kimberly experienced grief from the loss of young co-workers and many hospice patients as she captured their life stories in order to celebrate the lives they lived. Yet, one loss would come as a total gut-wrenching surprise and change her life forever. Her boyfriend, Rob Apple, died at […]
Newly Widowed: Help for the First Year of Widowhood
One of the least discussed issues in grief is sexuality. As a grief therapist and a widow, my experience has been that most people want to talk about the loss of intimacy when our partner dies. Many people find that reconnecting with life after a devastating loss means connecting sexually. Join Jill Johnson-Young as we […]
There is nothing easy about being a widowed parent, whether you have young children, teens or even adults. Our own grief is experienced in a variety of ways-emotionally, physically and behaviorally. Our minds and bodies can react with shock, rage, fatigue, appetite changes, sleep disturbances and loss of concentration. This applies to us as parents […]
This conversation will address the layers of trauma associated with the death of a loved one as a result of the HIV epidemic and the accompanying community loss and societal stigma that often follows. We will also make space for conversation for widowed people whose loved one’s died of complications related to HIV and are […]
Join us for an intimate conversation about the ongoing nature of love and the lessons taught by grief that ultimately enrich our lives. Soaring Spirits founder and Camp Widow creator, Michele Neff Hernandez will sit down with award-winning interior designer and author, Nate Berkus and discuss Nate’s journey through the loss of his partner Fernando […]
This workshop will offer support for people who identify as male. We will discuss challenges and coping strategies, as well as providing time and support for participants to meet and interact with others in similar situations.