Chapter 1: When death happens
Prepare yourself as best you can
There is no way to completely prepare yourself for the death of someone you care about; however, there are some things that are helpful to know. Click on each sentence below for more information.
If possible, have someone available who can support you, help with the tasks that need to be done, or just be present for you.
You may have begun grieving many losses well before the person’s death. When death occurs, your feelings and emotions may or may not surprise you. Everyone’s experience of grief is different.