After the loss of a loved one, the winter holidays can be a tough time of year. Learning to acknowledge the loss, while also feeling gratitude for all that is good in our lives can be a delicate balance.
The National Fallen Firefighters Foundation produced a series of virtual workshops designed to build community among Fire Hero Family members who have been widowed. These sessions were recorded in February 2021, featuring Michele Neff Hernandez, the Founder and Executive Director of Soaring Spirits International.
In this series, Michele Neff Hernandez, Founder and Executive Director of Soaring Spirits International, discusses some of the difficult aspects of grief and strategies for handling them.
Widowed Village is an online community of widows and widowers connecting for mutual support.
Soaring Spirits Loss Foundation provides resources and connections for anyone who has experienced the death of a spouse or partner.
Sesame Street: When Families Grieve provides resources and downloadable materials to help young children who have experienced the death of a loved one.
The New York Life Foundation offers resources for children, parents, and teachers.