Grief Resources

If you or someone you know has suffered a loss, Forest Lawn wishes to extend our deepest condolences.

We hope to help during this difficult time by offering you caring advice and heartfelt support with our variety of complimentary resources.

Grief Articles

Written in both English and Spanish, our articles cover such topics as how to cope after a loss, dealing with the tragedy of losing a child, and help with grieving during the holiday season.


At our “Understanding Grief” seminar, we will share helpful coping skills and insight about grief.  These seminars are held in February and June and a full listing of dates can be found in our Events section. Join us for our free, interactive group seminars on the following dates:

Tuesday, February 6, 2018 – Long Beach

Thursday, February 8, 2018 – Covina Hills

Thursday, February 15, 2018 – Hollywood Hills

Tuesday, February 20, 2018 – Glendale

Thursday, Febraury 22, 2018 – Cathedral City

Tuesday, February 27, 2018 – Cypress

“Making it Through the Holidays” takes place in October and explores how you can make the holidays easier while still remembering your loved one.  You can find a full list of dates by clicking here or visiting our Events section.


In December of each year, you’re invited to attend one of our special and moving Candle Lighting Memorial Services. Join us as we sing holiday songs, hear a brief inspirational message, and light a candle in memory of a family member or friend. We’ll also enjoy a warm cup of coffee or tea and cookies at the conclusion. Candles are provided and service are available in both English and Spanish.
You can find exact dates & times by visiting our Events section for the most up-to-date info.

Suggested Reading

Review our list of recommended books written by experts in the field on a range of loss topics.