Below are some recommended links:

Grief and Bereavement:

Hospice Foundation of America:  Promotes hospice care and works to educate professionals and the families they serve in issues relating to caregiving, terminal illness, loss and bereavement. 

National Hospice & Palliative Care: The largest nonprofit membership organization representing hospice and palliative care programs and professionals in the United States.

AARP Grief Programs: The AARP Widowed Persons Service (WPS) is a community-based program in which trained widowed volunteers reach out to the newly widowed.

General Poetry:

The Marin Poetry Center: The Marin Poetry Center, is an organization designed to nurture an environment of poetry. Originating through College of Marin teachers and students, the organization spread throughout the county, embracing all comers from new poets to established writers, the curious and the inquisitive.

John's Poems: My late husband wrote verse for special occasions. They were fun, personal, and irreverent. Here is a sample of some of his verse.


The National Spasmodic Dysphonia Association

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