What is grieving?
The experience of grief is unique to each person, just as the nature of relationships is unique. We explain the range of emotions you may experience.
Coping with grief
You may be coping with your own grief as well as that of a parent or other close relative or friend. Here, we explain how to help yourself and others.
Read about the first steps that need to be taken after someone has died, whether at home, in hospital or in a care home.
After the medical certificate has been issued, the next stage is to register the death. Here, we explain the next steps.
There are many decisions to make when arranging a funeral. Use our checklist of things to consider in the early stages.
Get your probate checklist
Our free checklist breaks down the probate process into essential tasks and will help keep you on track.
What to do when someone dies
We take you through what you need to do when someone close to you dies, from how to register a death to what happens if a coroner is called in.
From organising the funeral paperwork to understanding the costs and all the other arrangements, we explain everything you need to consider.
Older people can be vulnerable to feelings of loneliness and isolation. We explain how to help yourself or someone you love who is feeling lonely.