The holidays this year will not be the same for most people.

The Kansas City region has had more than 1,300 deaths due to COVID-19. There have been a record 174 homicides in Kansas City, Mo., alone, and suicides are up as well.

KCTV talked to Bruce Leisy, bereavement coordinator with Saint Luke's Home Care and Hospice, about healthy ways to cope with grief this holiday season.

Watch the full story below.

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