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Jane Galbraith

Jane Galbraith has lived in Burlington, Ontario for many years. She holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing and has worked in the community health care field since 1976. Her work has included dealing with palliative clients and their bereaved families for the past two decades and also has assisted facilitating grief support groups. As well she has presented to the Bereavement Ontario Network annual meeting, the Canadian Hospice and Palliative Care Conference in 2007, conducted a workshop at the Roswell Park Cancer Institute in September 2009 and presented to the Ontario Palliative Care Association in 2010 and the Peel Chapter of the HRPAH in 2012. More information about Jane, her book, Grief @Work program and articles can be found at www.boomergrief.com. Jane was a guest on the radio show Healing the Grieving Heart and discussed Facing Loss and Recovery with hosts, Dr. Gloria and Dr. Heidi Horsley. To listen to this show, click on the following link: www.voiceamericapd.com/health/010157/horsley052109.mp3

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Five Tips For Grievers During the Holidays

The first Christmas without my mother was agony. Actually, the month before was probably worse than the day itself. Because my mother had been sick between December 6 and January […]

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Overcoming the Message that You Should ‘Hurry Up’ Your Grief

There are many obstacles that impede our ability to heal from grief. Some of these are self-imposed and others are a result of how our society handles this subject. Here […]

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Creating a ‘Grief Friendly’ Workplace

For many of us, our workmates are like our second family.┬áSo it’s crucial that when someone at work suffers a loss, this “second family” is there to help. After my […]

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Grief in the Workplace

The workplace is like your second family to many people. Let’s face it, some people spend more time at work than with their immediate families!! After my mother died I […]

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What You Can Do to Help a Grieving Person

By Jane Galbraith — When we are with a grieving person, it’s common to feel helpless, or to not know what to say. We think we might make the situation […]

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