Beyond the Flap

Scarlet Helps Kids Learn About Hospice

by Meagan Frank

When a family cares for a loved one in hospice, one of the many challenges is helping young children understand what is going on around them. Christine Thompson wrote the picture book Scarlet Says Good-Bye to help kids learn about hospice and capture memories. Turns out it’s also a great resource for the grownups in the room—hospice workers, parents, and grandparents— to ease the conversation in an emotional time of stress. […]