Meaningful Gift Ideas For Someone Who Has Recently Lost Someone

By: Tom Gallagher
Monday, August 30, 2021

When someone you know is grieving, he or she needs your support. Your presence and companionship during this difficult time can be a great solace. However, we at Nutmeg State Cremation Society know that there are gifts you can give those who have recently lost someone. These aren’t typical gifts, but more like things that can help the family be a little less stressed.

Some Aspects To Consider

The best gifts to give a grieving family are practical and useful, and some suggestions include:

  • You can gift them a basket filled with comfort foods such as fruit, chocolate, cheeses, and bread. These ready foods are handy, and the grieving family can consume them without actually cooking anything at home.
     
  • Everyone likes to live in clean and neat surroundings, but when people lose someone they love, cleaning the house is one of the last things on their minds. You can gift the family housekeeping gift certificates, and it’s a great way to show your support. They will be able to maintain cleanliness in their home without putting in the effort themselves, which can be a significant relief during a stressful time.
     
  • Sometimes, landscape maintenance gift certificates can be a boon because the outdoor areas need as much attention and care as the indoors. The family might not have the time, energy, or inclination to tackle these jobs.

Simple gifts like these can take the stress off someone grieving, and you can check with them first about what they would like. If you feel that you can help in some other way yourself, mention it to them.

People will rarely be proactive about asking for assistance with small tasks they need to be done, but your time and support can be all the gifts they need. Nutmeg State Cremation Society offers start-to-end cremation services and can help you with all aspects of this process.

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