In addition to the bereavement services for the families we serve, we have provided some helpful grief support links below:
The GriefPlan program is an online, self-paced grief support program. The program was developed by Dr. Jason Troyer -- a grief expert, author, former therapist and college professor. The GriefPlan program includes:
- Sections on how to heal your pain, remember your loved one, and rebuild your life
- Over 60 short videos on specific grief challenges and topics
- Over 50 "activity sheets" that will help with journaling and taking action on your personal grief journey
The GriefPlan is normally $79 per person. However, Smith Funeral Homes is sponsoring the program for the entire community and making it available for free. Simply follow the link below or use "smithgrief
" as the access code.
Webhealing.com, the first interactive grief website on the internet, offers discussion boards, articles, book suggestions, and advice for men and women working through every aspect of grief. The site’s founder, Tom Golden LCSW, has provided book excerpts and contact information to help those healing from loss.
Willowgreen offers support and information for those dealing with life transition & aging, illness & caregiving, loss & grief, and hope & spirituality. The site offers advice, products, and inspirational materials.
The American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) website contains a Grief & Loss section with grief-related articles and information.
Growth House is an award-winning website that offers international resources for life-threatening illnesses and end of life care. The site features hypertext topic pages that explain major issues across the spectrum of hospice and home care, palliative care, pain management, grief, death with dignity, and quality improvement. It also offers disease-specific guides, an online bookstore, and even their own radio station.
The National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization’s website provides a host of information and resources for people facing a life-limiting illness or injury and their caregivers.