Chronicles

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Grieving during the pandemic and the holidays

Have you lost a loved one? Is the pandemic preventing you from flourishing and grieving? The holidays are approaching, and you may be reminded of the death of a loved one and feel sad. This is natural, human, and part of the grieving process.

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Take the time.

Take the time. Time to contemplate. Time to stroll.

Time to do nothing. . . 

A short article written by Jacqueline Pelletier, FCO volunteer Board Member 

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Thoughts on Being a Death Doula

Thoughts On Being a Death Doula by Samar Sidhu

Note – A Death Doula is generally considered to be a non-medical person trained to care for someone holistically (physically, emotionally and spiritually) at the end of life. Death Doulas can also be known as end of life coaches, soul midwives, transition guides. death coaches, doula to the dying, end of life doulas, death midwives, and end of life guides.

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Writing Our Memoirs: Gems From Your Own Life to Pass Along to Your Descendants

There’s no time like the present to preserve the gift of your own memories .... an article by Beverlee McIntosh, a retired social worker and volunteer member of the Board of the Funeral Co-operative of Ottawa.

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Grieving over the loss of a pet - Benevolence has no limits

An article by Jacqueline Pelletier, member of the FCO Board of Directors

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