Tag Archives: Death of a Loved One

“Anything But Lonely” from “Aspects of Love”

Finding another relationship after the death of a loved one

The song “Anything But Lonely” comes from the 1989 musical “Aspects of Love.” Andrew Lloyd Webber composed the music and Don Black and Charles Hart wrote the book and lyrics. The show itself was a flop, but it had several … Continue reading

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How Can A Dreamscape Help Grieving Families Heal?

An interview with Nancy Gershman, Part Two

Today SevenPonds concludes our conversation with Nancy Gershman, a memory artist who creates “Dreamscapes” for people in hospice and their families. A Dreamscape is a photo collage that serves as a physical image of a memory or something the ill/deceased … Continue reading

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How Can a “Dreamscape” Help Grieving Families Heal?

An interview with Nancy Gershman, Part One

Today SevenPonds speaks with Nancy Gershman, a memory artist who creates “Dreamscapes” for people in hospice and their families. A Dreamscape is a photo collage that serves as a physical image of a memory or something the ill/deceased person wanted … Continue reading

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Study Finds Sticker Shock with Newspaper Obituary Prices

More families are avoiding high newspaper obituary costs

If a close loved one died, would you buy space for an obituary in your local newspaper? A recent study found that 88 percent of respondents would. However, many of these same respondents were surprised to find out just how … Continue reading

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Social Media Offers New Ways to Express Grief

Websites like Twitter and Facebook have changed how people deal with the death of a loved one

Grief over the death of a loved one is a very personal experience. Everyone grieves in their own way, and the amount of time required to come to terms with what has happened also varies considerably. With that said, the … Continue reading

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What is a Death Care Midwife? An Interview with Akhila Murphy: Part Two

An expert shares her advice on losing a loved one and her feelings about being a home funeral guide

Today SevenPonds speaks with Akhila Murphy, a trained death-care midwife who has been practicing since 2013. Ms. Murphy’s job is to help families create beautiful personalized home funerals and memorial services for their loved ones. In this second part of our two-part interview, … Continue reading

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