Books & Websites

Recommended Books for Adults

  • A Grief Observed by C.S. Lewis
  • After the Darkest Hour by Kathleen A. Brehony, PH.D.
  • Being a Widow by Betty Jane Wylie
  • Death: The Final Stage of Growth by Elizabeth Kubler-Ross
  • Companion Through the Darkness: Inner Dialogues on Grief by Stephanie Ericsson
  • Seven Choices: Finding Daylight After Loss Shatters Your World by Elizabeth Harper Neeld
  • Safe Passage: Words to Help the Grieving by Molly Fumia
  • Practical Ideas After Your Husband or Wife Dies by Alan D. Wolfelt, Ph.D.
  • Healing After Loss: Daily Meditations for Working Through Grief by Martha Whitmore Hickman
  • I am Grieving as Fast as I Can: How Young Widows and Widowers Can Cope and Heal by Linda Sones Feinberg
  • Understanding Your Grief: Ten Essential Touchstones for Finding Hope and Healing Your Heart by Alan D. Wolfelt, Ph.D.

Magazines For the Bereaved

  • Bereavement: A Magazine of Hope and Healing
  • 350 Gradle Dr., Carmel, IN. 46032. Published nine times a year
  • Golden American
  • A monthly newspaper full of resources, discounts, information and activities for people 55 or older. 2142 8th Ave. N., Seattle, WA 98109
  • Thanatos: A Realistic Journal Concerning Dying, Death and Bereavement
  • P.O Box 6009, Tallahassee Fl. 32314. Quarterly

Grief-Related Web Sites

  • Crisis, Grief and Healing is an excellent site by TOM GOLDEN LCSW of Washington D.C. who is an internationally known psychotherapist, author, and speaker on the topic of healing from loss.
  • Safe Crossings is a Hospice of Seattle program designed to meet the needs of children up to the age of 18 facing the loss of a loved one. This is done through a variety of educational and supportive activities.
  • Journey of Hearts: A Healing Place In Cyberspace is an excellent site by Kirsti A. Dyer, MD, MS. It is a website for anyone who has ever experienced a loss. A place for enhancing physical and mental well being.
  • WidowNet is a wonderful self-help resources site for widows and widowers.
  • Center for Loss & Life Transition is a site that publishes books, articles and other resources to help people who are grieving and bereavement caregivers.
  • Grief in the Workplace – is a powerful and dynamic training program providing comprehensive solutions in helping employers support grieving employees.