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Do you know parents of a grieving teen? This article may be helpful.Read More
“Thanksgiving arrived just a few weeks after my husband died.”
Happy families, togetherness, celebration and joy are just some of the expectations of the holiday season. These are the images surrounding us online, in movies, on TV and in our own memories, if we’re lucky. Yet, it’s hard for most families to live up to these images, even under normal circumstances.
So, what happens when we are grieving the loss of a cherished relationship, a marriage or worse—the death of someone dear? Personal losses become magnified at this time of year when we’re supposed to be happy, which can leave us feeling alone and depressed. When a loved one has died, their missing chair at the holiday table may seem like more than we can handle.Read More
"About 22 percent of older adults in the United States fall into this category or are at risk of doing so in the future, according to a 2016 study….Notably, 70 percent of survey respondents said they hadn’t identified a caregiver who would help if they became ill or disabled, while 35 percent said they didn’t have “friends or family to help them cope with life’s challenges.”Read More