Blog 2018-03-18T20:33:13-05:00

Shine the Light on Suicide Prevention and Awareness

Shine the Light on Suicide Prevention and Awareness Baue Funeral Homes, the Megan Meier Foundation, the Liam Michael Foundation and the Center for Hope and Healing are honored to partner for a candlelight vigil memorial program and night of awareness and advocacy on Thursday.  According to the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, suicide [...]

September 9th, 2020|Blog|

Ten Freedoms for Using Ceremony During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Ten Freedoms for Using Ceremony During the COVID-19 Pandemic  by Alan D. Wolfelt, Ph.D. If someone you love has died during the novel coronavirus pandemic, you have come to grief in an exceptionally challenging moment in history. You may have been separated from your loved one as they were dying. You may have been unable [...]

April 30th, 2020|Blog|

Condolences in the Time of COVID-19

Condolences in the Time of COVID-19 Guidance for Conveying Your Love and Support by Alan D. Wolfelt, Ph.D. When someone dies—of COVID-19 or any cause—during this pandemic, their loved ones are being left to grieve in especially harrowing circumstances. They may not have been able to be by the dying person’s side in the hospital [...]

April 28th, 2020|Blog|

Nurturing Hope in Difficult Times

Dr. Alan Wolfelt has shared a heartfelt message of nurturing hope and how to honor the authenticity of your emotions during this difficult time. We value finding the balance between honoring the dark and difficult emotions while cultivating hope. The Baue Family and Staff hope this video gives you some practical ways to cope. <iframe [...]

April 27th, 2020|Blog|

Caring for Caregivers During Crisis

Caring for Caregivers During Crisis by Kristen Ernst, LPC, Director of Grief Services Self-care has become a buzzword among the helping profession for quite some time.  People are almost shamed into doing it.  Many times, we are told, “It should be a part of your everyday routine, and without it, you cannot care for others [...]

March 30th, 2020|Blog|

How to Talk to Children About the Coronavirus Pandemic

How to Talk to Children About the Coronavirus Pandemic by Alan D. Wolfelt, Ph.D. As the coronavirus spreads across North America and our daily lives are transformed, we all must be aware of the need for good mental-health care. Obviously, it’s a stressful time. Families are confined to their homes. School is canceled. Many businesses [...]

March 25th, 2020|Blog|

Join Us for Virtual Grief Group

Kristen Ernst is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting. With all the recent news and chaos, it seems appropriate to address how this social distancing can affect your grief.  When you are grieving a lost loved one, isolation and depression are a direct correlation of sorrow.  As a grief counselor, I usually implore those [...]

March 17th, 2020|Blog|