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Acknowledge the loss and show you care
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How to comfort and support your grieving friend
How they're ‘fighting the fight’ for patients’ comfort, following their wishes before they die
Discussing end-of-life wishes early on can make the final days easier for everyone
Death cafés provide supportive settings
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Take time to reminisce and reflect
Consider funeral etiquette, emotional impact
How caregivers can cope with 'ambiguous loss'
Tips for enduring the grieving process
Practical steps to take in the early days
A 'celebration of life' honors the passing of loved
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How to make smart decisions and arrangements
Tips for capturing who the person was
Pay tribute to what made your loved one special
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5 things your loved ones will have to do
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