Anticipatory Grief: A Guide to Coping with Impending Loss - About

A common myth about grief is that it always follows death. Most people don’t realize that once death is anticipated, even if it’s just a possibility, it is natural to begin grieving.

This 12-page booklet, What's Your Grief outlines important concepts to know as a person navigates the complicated and overwhelming experience of anticipatory grief. 

Topics discussed in this resource include:

  • General truths about grief 
  • Understanding anticipatory grief 
  • Grieving during a loved one’s illness 
  • Caregiver burnout 
  • Coping during a loved one’s illness 
  • Coping after a death

Cover of the Anticipatory Grief brochure.