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Caring for a dying loved one

Caring for a dying loved one is challenging. Follow this guide to understand what to expect and how to provide comfort.

Dealing with grief

Grief enters everyone's life at some point. A Mayo Clinic oncologist offers personal tips on grief and mourning.

Facing infant death

Infant death causes heart-wrenching grief. A Mayo Clinic psychologist offers parents insight and hope.

Grief and coping

When a loved one dies, reminders of your loss might seem to be everywhere. Understand how to deal with your grief.

Healing after a loved one's suicide

In the aftermath of a loved one's suicide, you might feel overwhelmed by grief, guilt and anger. Find ways to heal your pain.

Helping children cope

Looking for a way to talk about a tragedy with your child? Follow these tips.

Home care services

Choosing a home care provider can be difficult. Here's help asking the right questions.

Hospice care

Hospice care provides comfort — rather than a cure — to the terminally ill. Find out what to expect.

Living wills

Living wills and other advance directive describe your preferences for end-of-life care. These documents speak for you when you're not able to speak for yourself.

Terminal illness

Your loved one is dying, and you don't know what to say or how to act. Follow these tips.

Apr. 04, 2014