"The final grief work, transcendence, is one of growth. It is all about finding ways to move on creatively and make meaning out of loss. However, the impact, the impression, the imprint of grief has and will continue to change your life… you will always be influenced by this loss, just as you will always be influenced by the love you share…”
- Ashley Davis Prend
Grief is a dynamic process, unique to each individual. Initially, you may feel overwhelmed, numb, angry or tearful. Although it may feel like grief will last forever, we do, in time, come to terms with the death of our loved one and move forward into a new life. We find tools to manage our grief and resources to bring us strength and healing. For many, this process includes sharing our story, exploring our grief feelings and finding new meaning in our lives.
To support you in this process, Chesapeake Life Center’s team of trained professionals and volunteers offers compassionate care and support through a variety of programs and services. Our goal is to provide a safe, healing place to share your story, to learn how to cope with your grief, and to honor and remember your loved one. These support services and programs include: