There are a lot of great websites that can help individuals who are grieving. These sites offer both information about grief and loss and the opportunity to connect with others who are going through the bereavement process. Here is a list of some very useful sites.
www.nhpco.org: National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization. Offers information on hospice and palliative care and help on how to find a hospice.
www.aarp.org/griefandloss: A comprehensive site containing information on grief and loss, specific information for widows and widowers, how to help people who are grieving, etc.
www.willowgreen.com: A source of information and inspiration in areas of illness and dying, loss and grief, healthy caregiving, life transitions and spirituality. Offers many books and resources to help those who are grieving.
www.griefaid.com: Offers information about grief, inspirational quotes, recommended books with links to Amazon.com for ordering, information on near death experiences and after death contacts.
www.growthhouse.org: Provides information on grief and bereavement, resource links to associated Web sites, information on hospice and home care, palliative care, etc. Also has an online chatroom.
www.griefworks.com: A comprehensive source for grief and loss. Offers information on general grief, and that specific to parents, children, cancer, etc.
www.caregivertips.com: Offers information on "Living with Grief when a Loved One is Dying."
www.thecompassionatefriends.org: An organization dedicated to parents whose children have died. Provides information on the death of children, support, resources, listings of local groups, etc.
www.allkidsgrieve.org: A Web site for parents, teachers and other caretakers of children who have experienced loss. Offers great ideas on "how to help," resources, etc.
www.petloss.com: A Web site for pet lovers who are grieving the death of a pet or dealing with an ill pet. Offers personal support, advice, The Pet Candle Ceremony, Tributes page, poetry, etc.
www.webhealing.com: Good resource to understand and honor grief and loss processes; join chatroom; or access resources on grief and loss.