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The Legacy of Parentless Parents

When you're a parent, the loss of your father or mother while you're raising young children can be devastating. Keep cherished family stories alive and find the extra support you need if your parents are no longer with you.

Fernside: A Center for Grieving Children Marks 25 Years of Healing

On a January day last year, 54-year-old Doug Cepluch baked brownies with his daughters, Carly and Grace. Then he lay down to take a nap, had a heart attack and died.

Fernside Grows, Turns 25

Several hundred supporters and clients of Hospice of Cincinnati and Fernside: A Center for Grieving Children celebrated 25 years of the little center that could Sunday night in Blue Ash.

Coach’s Wife Discovers: ‘You’re going to be OK’

Bill Brewer died of a heart attack at age 42 in November 2007, leaving behind a wife and three daughters. More than 2,000 people came to the wake of the popular Princeton High School basketball coach and math teacher.

Multiple Losses, Special Challenges

Most of the children who come to Fernside are dealing with one loss - the death of a loved one. But for some children, life is even more complicated, with multiple losses.