This information is for people who have been told they will not recover from their cancer. In this situation, many people find themselves thinking about the future and grieving about a time when they may no longer be there. This can be particularly difficult if there are children in the family. It’s often upsetting to think that as time goes by, they could forget how much you loved and cared for them.
It can be difficult for young children to hold on to memories. A memory box can be a useful way of passing on memories of treasured times to your children.
The suggestions here can be adapted to help you create a memory box for any loved one. For example, a memory box for your children to help them remember your partner who has died.