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Grief & Healing

Bakken Young Grief Calendar July – Dec 2021

Bakken Young Grief Calendar July – Dec 2021

RSVP for our Grief Support activities to: Julia Rajtar, Grief Support Coordinator, text or call 715-781-4003 or email julia.rajtar@bakken-young.com.   Visit the Grief Support tab for more information about events, calendar, and resources  www.bakken-young.com. Bakken-Young Funeral & Cremation Services info@bakken-young.com New Richmond 715-243-5252, River Falls 715-425-8788.

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What is Grief?

What is Grief?

Whenever we face loss, we experience grief. Everyone grieves differently, yet there are some common responses you might expect . HFA’s Senior Bereavement Consultant, Dr. Kenneth J. Doka, shares some basic facts on grief and loss that may be helpful in understanding the journey: An Introduction to Grieving What is grief? Grief is a reaction

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Creating Safety and Security for a Child after a Parent Death

Creating Safety and Security for a Child after a Parent Death

By Chaplain Julia Rajtar, MAPS, BCC   After the death of a parent, a child’s sense of safety and security is compromised.  Children will often ask, “Who will take care of me if you die too?”  This is a very real fear for children after a parent dies.  How does a grieving parent begin to

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