Entries by Jessamyn

Empowering our Community – Putnam Coronavirus Response

We at Putnam work hard to empower our community with information and help build a positive and meaningful foundation for grief.  With the advent of the Coronavirus – COVID-19 – people are starting to change how they interact with each other.  This has implications for how families handle arrangements with funeral homes and their choices […]

Save a Seat

Thoughts on Grief During the Holidays and Major Events by Jessamyn Putnam The holidays are here, and whether it is your first holiday following the loss of a loved one or not, suffice it to say, this is usually a rough time of year for those grieving the loss of someone they loved. So what […]

‘Tis the Season

This season is about Peace on Earth, but what about Peace of Mind?  Believe it or not, talking about, or even better, writing down your wishes about your care after you pass, can contribute towards one’s peace of mind, the issue is breaking through our unease when we confront the idea of death. Ultimately the […]