Helping Children When a Family Member Has Cancer: Dealing With a Parent`s Terminal Illness

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How do children of different ages deal with illness and death ?

It’s important to take into account the child’s age when deciding how to talk about coping with sickness and death. These are general guidelines, but they can help you and the other adults in their lives decide how to best approach each of your children.

Last Medical Review: 01/14/2015
Last Revised: 03/20/2015