LegacyConnect is a place where people going through one of life's most difficult experiences can share information, stories and resources. From inspirational poetry to practical advice on estate settlement, we offer tools to help cope with the aftermath of loss.

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Coping with Loss - Find comfort and support when you've lost a parent, child, spouse or someone else important to you.

When Death is Sudden - Share your story and learn from others about coping in the aftermath of a sudden, traumatic loss.

Helping the Bereaved - What do I say? What can I do? Share advice on offering comfort and support to someone who is grieving.

Learn From Experts

Dr. Elizabeth Harper Neeld is an internationally recognized and accomplished consultant, advisor, and author of more than twenty books - including Tough Transitions and Seven Choices: Finding Daylight After Loss Shatters Your World.
Helen Fitzgerald has worked extensively with the American Hospice Foundation and is a certified death educator, author and lecturer. Her books include The Grieving Child: A Parents' Guide, The Mourning Handbook and The Grieving Teen.
Dr. Therese Rando, author of How To Go On Living When Someone You Love Dies, is a psychologist in Warwick, Rhode Island, where she is the Clinical Director of The Institute for the Study and Treatment of Loss.
Florence Isaacs is the author of My Deepest Sympathies: Meaningful Sentiments for Condolence Notes and Conversations, Plus a Guide to Eulogies.
Deborah Morris Coryell is the author of Good Grief: Healing Through the Shadow of Loss. Cofounder and executive director of the Shiva Foundation, she has worked in the health field developing wellness programs since 1974.
Angie Epting Morris is the author of The Settlement Game: How to Settle an Estate Peacefully and Fairly, a step-by-step guide addressing the age-old problem of how to divide personal property without dividing the family.
John W. James and Russell Friedman are co-authors of The Grief Recovery Handbook and co-founders of The Grief Recovery Institute Educational Foundation. The Institute and thousands of affiliates throughout the United States and Canada offer a variety of programs for grievers.