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Good Grief! provides articles, newsletters, resources, and workshops for grief management & end of life discussion.

Search the Resource Hub to read informative articles on grief, advanced care planning, carer wellbeing and community.

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Good Grief! is a site by Margaret Rice, aimed at facilitating conversation and providing resources for grief management & end of life discussion.

It’s also a place for you to indulge in a lighter side of grief, to seek relief, comfort and wisdom from those who’ve experienced it.

Have you got something to say about your experience of loss or sadness? A story to share? Would you like to find more about how to cope? Good Grief! is a page for everyone. You can contact Margaret here.

After all, we all know what grief is, even though we aren’t very good at talking about it.

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I AM EXPERIENCING

GRIEF

Articles to help with grief in its many forms.

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I WANT TO PLAN

A GOOD DEATH

The tools and strategies used in advanced planning

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I AM

CARING

Caring for others or yourself is an important part of life

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I WANT TO CONNECT WITH

COMMUNITY

Finding community & connection with others

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I WANT TO UNDERSTAND

COVID19

Articles on the pandemic and stories from those affected by it

Articles

Grief and palliative care articles and discussions

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Video Series: Practical Care at the End of Life

We're very excited to be able to share a new set of short, practical videos about personal care at end-of-life. Good Grief! and Kellie Cooper-Smith discuss how to provide personal care at the end-of-life.

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Conversations & Workshops

Margaret Rice hosts periodic events, book discussions and workshops

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A Good Death Book By Maragret Rice 2019

Books

Amazon is selling A Good Death: a compassionate and practical guide to prepare for the end of life.

Click here to read a sample chapter of A Good Death

A Good Death by Margaret Rice is available to purchase via Booktopia or Dymocks.

Latest Articles

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The ‘Wecroak’ app.

August 17, 2022

This article was updated on 17 August 2022 and discusses WeCroak app. Here’s a thing: the Wecroak app. The founders believe daily reminders of death help relieve death anxiety – and that this in turn is at the heart of many mental health problems today. Co-creator Hansa Bergwall says death … Read more

Staging of pressure sores, image by MyHealth.Alberta.ca

But it doesn’t look too serious.

August 16, 2022

This article updated on 16 August 2022, discusses pressure sores in palliative care. With all our attention recently focused on the big threat of Covid-19, the little things that don’t appear to be a problem could sneak up on us. A reader raised her concerns about the way her mother … Read more

Do you want to be buried where you live now or the place where you came from?

Where will I be buried?

August 12, 2022

‘Where will I be buried?’ was updated on August 12, 2022. This issue may seem odd to some – but to others it’s very important. In Australia the final resting place has deep significance for Aboriginal people. But I knew a non-Indigenous woman who was troubled by not knowing where … Read more