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Speaking to Children About Death

Speaking to Children About DeathThe topic of death can be a tricky subject to discuss with others.  This becomes even more challenging when the conversation involves children.  Recently, there was a s...

Talking about Assisted Care

“Mom, I think we need to discuss a different living arrangement for you.”This was the beginning of a conversation I endured between my mother and my grandma, just a couple of years ago.  My grand...

The Origins of Dia de los Muertos and Halloween

Each year, in the end of October and the beginning of November, Dia de los Muertos and Halloween celebrations coincide.  Both holidays involve costumes, treats and an abundance of death imagery. Inte...