Professional counseling is helpful as a means to treat and address grief. Reaching out to close family and friends is especially comforting at this time.
It's just over a year since my father-in-law died. One of three brothers, he lived to the ripe old age of 88, the last few years of which were spent living in our home. Because he died in November, last Christmas became something of a blur. We somehow blundered our way through, still exhausted from the days and nights of caregiving required during…