Loss of a Spouse

Navigating Financial Decisions After A Spouse’s Death

Helping Your Senior Loved One Navigate Financial Decisions After A Spouse’s Death The death of a spouse can be an overwhelming and difficult experience, especially when it comes to managing finances. For seniors, the added stress of navigating important financial decisions can be particularly challenging. If you’re helping a senior loved one manage their finances […]

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Moving forwards ( and being okay with that)

Editor’s Note: Louise has written several pieces over the years describing her journey through grief. You can find all the earlier ones at this link: https://blog.aftertalk.com/?s=Louise+McOrmond-Plummer by Louise McOrmond- Plummer ( AKA Mrs Kenneth D. Plummer) When my beloved husband Ken, died in 2016, the thought of planning a future that wouldn’t include Ken knocked

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Mourning the Death of a Spouse: AfterTalk Inspirational 11.8.18

Mourning the Death of a Spouse [Editor’s note: this is an excellent compendium of advice from the NIH’s National Institute on Aging. At the end is a link to the original piece. Note the many valuable links.]   When your spouse dies, your world changes. You are in mourning—feeling grief and sorrow at the loss. You

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The “D” Word: AfterTalk Inspirational for 7.20.17

The “D” Word by Peggy Amler When I was a child, the “D” word referred to divorce.  Back then divorce was rare. It was spoken about as almost scandalous, and it was discussed from a rather voyeuristic perspective with a ‘Peyton-Place’ intrigue. Today, for me as an adult, the “D” word stands for something else. 

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