Providing support to a grieving child or youth can significantly influence their well-being, help them feel less isolated and less misunderstood, and offer them a sense of hope. Lighthouse strives to provide services that benefit children, youth and families who are grieving a death, to help them navigate this difficult time in their lives.
Powered by TELUS, Upopolis is a free, fun, and secure online community that connects youth 10 to 18 with others like them who are going through medical experiences or life challenges in North America. Upopolis reduces social isolation while educating and empowering youth to play an active role in managing and coping with their diagnosis, condition, or challenge.
There is a question that often surfaces in the hospice environment: How much should we involve children in dying process family members? Find out how to prepare children to visit a dying loved one in this week's podcast.
This booklet was developed by Indigenous Peoples to ensure their choices for future health care are heard and respected. It assists First Nations, Inuit and Métis in planning for and having discussions about their care should they become seriously ill or unable to speak for themselves.