Category Archives: Bereavement

When Home for the Holidays gets Complicated: My story of Chanukah with my Grandmother

When my bubbie (never heard of a ‘bubbie’? It’s a term used in the Jewish community to mean grandmother!) first moved into the long term care facility at Baycrest, a seniors home and hospital, the furthest thing from my mind … Continue reading

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Musings after the death of my grandmother

Written By Shannon Salisbury I just returned from a trip home to Ottawa for the holiday long weekend. This was the first time I’d been home since my grandmother’s funeral in June, and it was … different. My mom, in … Continue reading

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