Talking About Death and Dying

Courtesy of DyingMatters.org
http://dyingmatters.org/page/TalkingAboutDeathDying

What to say, how to say it and where to find help­­­­.comfort

It’s not always easy to know how to talk about dying. Awkwardness,
embarrassment and fear means we tend to shy away from connecting with those who are dying or those who are grieving. But when we don’t talk about what matters it can increase feelings of isolation, loneliness and distress. In this section you will find practical guidance, information and resources on: how to say goodbye; the importance of good listening skills; and what the dying may experience as death approaches.

There is also guidance on talking to children and young adults, and practical guidance on how to break bad news.  (Continue Reading “Talking About Death and…”)

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