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The intimacy of death and dying : simple guidance to help you through

Author: Claire Leimbach; Trypheyna McShane; Zenith Virago
Publisher: Crows Nest, N.S.W. : Inpsired Living/Allen & Unwin, 2009.
Series: Inspired living.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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When someone we love dies suddenly, or after a serious illness, we're often left wondering if we could have done more. The authors draw on their work and experiences to bring readers a compassionate, practical guide to this momentous time in our lives.
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Genre/Form: Anecdotes
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Claire Leimbach; Trypheyna McShane; Zenith Virago
ISBN: 9781741758948 1741758947
OCLC Number: 320925983
Description: xiv, 250 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm.
Contents: Foreword / Anne by Deveson --
Preface --
Talking about death --
Losing my mother to cancer / Maggie Haertsch --
Embracing death --
Travelling across the world to be with my dying father / Claire Leimbach --
Choosing burial or cremation --
Making my mother's last summer special / David Hauserman --
Getting the funeral organised --
Caring for my dying father at home / Kate Maguire --
Dying at home --
Losing my mother to Alzheimer's / Anna Maguire --
Dying in hospital or a hospice --
The magic of a dying wish / Trypheyna McShane --
Supporting someone with a terminal illness --
Single, but not alone / Laura Upsall --
Putting together the ceremony --
A brilliant ending / Yantra de Vilder --
Taking care of the practical details --
Till death do us party / Tony Narracott and Zenith Virago --
Organising the wake --
Caring for my ex-husband / Harriett Clutterbuck --
Caring for the carers --
Losing a young father and husband / Jennifer Lalor --
Helping our children with grief --
Suddenly she was gone / Zenith Virago --
Spending time with the body --
Lost at sea / Jill Trevillian --
When you don't have a body to grieve over --
Never coming home from work / Trypheyna McShane --
Workplace accidents --
Losing my husband to suicide / Gayle Cue --
When someone takes their own life --
My teenage son died on the road / Chris Green and friends --
Unexpected outcomes --
Losing our daughter to ecstasy / Angela and Tony Wood --
Supporting teenagers --
Two babies, one heartbeat / Jodi Osborne --
Death of little ones --
My first baby dies at birth / Vanessa Gorman --
Acknowledging grief --
Losing my little son / Lulu Exton Pery --
Creativity in grief --
My little boy sensed his death / Carmella B'Hahn --
Premonitions and insights --
It's never too late / Natasha Burns --
The gift of humour / Jean-Paul Bell.
Series Title: Inspired living.
Responsibility: Claire Leimbach, Trypheyna McShane, Zenith Virago.

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The death of a loved one can be one of life's most challenging times. This book contains practical strategies and advice - from how to talk about death and dying with children to preparing for your  Read more...

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