Monthly Archives: December 2012

Aurora Family Service celebrates milestone moments of 2012

On September 19, 2012, the Aurora Family Service Board of Directors met for its 130th consecutive annual meeting. When the organization formed as Associated Charities in 1882, there were no ā€œhorseless carriages,” no airplanes overhead, and no electric lighting to … Continue reading

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How should you talk to children about death and dying?

On the day I am writing this , two Connecticut families have buried their young children. By the time you read this, more young children and the adults who gave their lives will have been laid to rest. Countless tears … Continue reading

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How to cope with a not-so-merry holiday season

The holiday season is emotionally charged. The emphasis on joyous family times, fond memories and togetherness can amplify the pain of those hurting from depression, broken relationships, grief, unemployment, illness, lonelinessĀ and any kind of loss. We live in a world … Continue reading

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