Month: August 2021

Sympathy and Support: Helping Bereaved Seniors Handle Grief

  by Melissa Howard A study of grief and its impact on widows and widowers revealed that nearly one-third of subjects suffered detrimental effects to their mental and/or physical well-being. Those effects included the risk of suicide and death from heart disease and a host of psychological problems. Roughly a quarter were found to be …

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The Effects Death, Traumas And Disasters Have On Mental Health

by Anthony Martin, Founder & CEO, Choice Mutual When people watch news reports about death, natural disasters, terrorist attacks or school shootings, they may feel confused and scared. Maybe they worry about themselves and the safety of their family and friends. These events disrupt our way of life and peace of mind. They can make …

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MY FIVE YEAR JOURNEY … RECOVERED AfterTalk Pandemic Weekly 8.11.21

Editor’s Note: Five years ago Peggy Amler began a series of posts and poems about the loss of her husband, David. She recently sent me this one that benchmarks her five year journey. I’ve followed it with her first post, “Wasn’t It Just Yesterday?” This is a link to all her publications in AfterTalk: https://blog.aftertalk.com/page/3/?s=amler …

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