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How Babies and toddlers Experience Grief

Thursday, April 11, 2019

How Babies and Toddlers Experience Grief Many adults think that since babies and toddlers lack an understanding of grief, they will also have little or no impact from a death. Often, babies and toddlers experience anxiety due to the distress they pick up from the adults in their lives. In addition, if the person who … Read More

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Remembering Someone Who Has Died

Friday, March 22, 2019

Remembering Someone Who Has Died When the loss of a loved one changes your life you have the right to continue honoring that persons’ life through physical objects such as photographs, souvenirs, clothing, etc. This process helps the mourner continue their special relationship in a respectful and unique way. At Midland Care we help individuals … Read More

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Grief Support for Children, Teens and Their Adults

Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Grief Support for Children, Teens and Their Adults When a family experiences the death of a loved one, everyone is impacted.  Many families find that each family member grieves differently and what works for one person doesn’t work for another.  Family Evening is an opportunity for all grieving family members ages 3 and up, to … Read More

Time by Scott Wasser

Friday, March 8, 2019

Over the past 24 years, a lot has changed; and yet some things remain the same. People will be sick, and some will die. When I first saw the ad for a nurse in the Ottawa Herald, I did not know what hospice was and what “they” did. After a little research on the subject, … Read More

Grieving Children – Resources for Parents and Other Adults to Use to Help

Thursday, March 7, 2019

Children 12 and under often find comfort in books and grieving children are no different. Thankfully there are many available books that are written in an age appropriate manner that touch on different aspects of grief in a sweet, comforting and thoughtful way.  Midland Care has put together a list of our favorite books and … Read More

Internet Resources for Those Who are Grieving

Friday, February 22, 2019

The internet can be a wonderful resource for support and information in your grief journey. Unfortunately, a simple web search will yield so many links it can be daunting to know where to begin. The list below, presented in no particular order, represents some of the websites with comprehensive, up to date information for those … Read More

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Working with a Purpose

Thursday, January 17, 2019

Perhaps the most underrated desire of modern-day employees is the desire to work with a purpose. Many employees would be willing to give up fancy nap pods or office game rooms in exchange for fulfilling work. Unfortunately, in many companies, a sense of purpose is overlooked in today’s profit-focused world. Many employees feel that they … Read More

Recipes & Remembrances

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

When we think about food as a conduit of memories of those we have loved and lost, we are reminded of the flavors of life: sweet, savory, sour and bitter. Like a truly wonderful meal, a fully-lived life is an experience of all the flavors. Moments of sweetness give way to bitterness, and back again. … Read More