Supporting Resources and Tools for Patients and Families Affected by Ewing sarcoma
The following are resource links provided by psychologist and author, Dr. Stephen Fleming, specialist in
Dr. Fleming video Open to Hope Video on Death of a Child
The Centering Corporation has helpful resources for persons experiencing many types of losses (e.g., grieving the death of a child, sibling, grandparent, spouse, etc.)
Growth House, Inc., provides education about life-threatening illness and end of life care. Although their primary mission is to improve the quality of compassionate care for people who are dying, this site offers a wealth of material on grief and loss.
The Coping Centre, with branches in a variety of Ontario and Alberta centres, offers programmes for children, teens, young adults and adults who have suffered the death of a loved one.
Widowed.ca is a free online resource for widows, widowers and their loved ones, providing an easy way to locate a wide variety of information and services needed during the transition following the death of a spouse, parent or loved one. The mission of widowed.ca is to provide trusted resources within one's local community to assist the widow(er) with such tasks as finding the right realtor, dealing with caregiver stress, and grieving the death of a loved one.
Bereaved Families of Ontario (BFO). BFO provides compassionate non-denominational mutual help for families and individuals who have lost a significant person to death. Through the many affiliates in Ontario, BFO offers support after the loss of an infant, a child, an adult child, a parent, a brother or a sister, an adult sibling, a grandchild or a spouse - regardless of the cause of death.
Life's What You Make It
This song was written by Steve Sauder, father of of Emerson Sauder who passed away from Ewing sarcoma in 2016 at the age of 21. Steve wrote and composed 'Ashes, Funeral for A Young Man' in memory of his son. This song is featured in our #MAKEITSTOP Documentary. He also composed this song, 'Life is What you Make It'. Please click here to listen to it, share and download it to help support our worthy cause. All the proceeds are being donated to The Ewings Cancer Foundation of Canada.
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