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Grief Support


In addition to the bereavement services for the families we serve,  we have provided some helpful grief support links below: 


Webhealing.com, the first interactive grief website on the internet, offers discussion boards, articles, book suggestions, and advice for men and women working through every aspect of grief. The site’s founder, Tom Golden LCSW, has provided book excerpts and contact information to help those healing from loss.

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The American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) website contains a Grief & Loss section with grief-related articles and information.


Growth House is an award-winning website that offers international resources for life-threatening illnesses and end of life care. The site features hypertext topic pages that explain major issues across the spectrum of hospice and home care, palliative care, pain management, grief, death with dignity, and quality improvement. It also offers disease-specific guides, an online bookstore, and even their own radio station.

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The National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization’s website provides a host of information and resources for people facing a life-limiting illness or injury and their caregivers.


Willowgreen offers support and information for those dealing with life transition & aging, illness & caregiving, loss & grief, and hope & spirituality.  The site offers advice, products, and inspirational materials.

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Support Groups

  • Aitkin: Riverwood Healthcare 927-2121
  • McGregor: Grace Lutheran Church 426-3343
  • Brainerd: St. Joseph's Medical Center 828-7442

Books/Resources

  • Compassion Books. Com - website link
  • Barnes& Noble Grief & Bereavement Books - website link
  • Our library also has several reading selections that are made available to the families that we serve.

Additional Support

Camp Amanda - A special camp for children and teens, kindergarten through high school, who have experienced the death of a parent, sibling or significant person in their lives. It is operated by the Minnesota Foundation for Children, a non-profit organization founded and supported by the Minnesota Funeral Director's Association. Call for additional information:763-550-0157

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