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Elderly Parents and Grief

When caregivers devote years of their lives and make family and financial sacrifices to take care of elderly parents, it can be hard to handle the grief that can take over when parents die. Find help for your grief.

Articles About Elderly Parents Grief
  • Grieving for a Dying Loved One During the Holidays
    Grieving during the holidays for your elderly loved ones who are dying can make getting into the holiday spirit difficult. It is important to cope with this grief for an elderly loved one is terminally ill and still make the most of this wonderful time of the year.
  • Is Mom Afraid to Die?
    I often wonder why Mom is fighting so hard for so long. It recently dawned on me that she may literally have the "fear of God."
  • Mourning A Parent or Spouse's Death
    When a senior parent's spouse dies, their world changes. They are in mourning—feeling grief and sorrow at their loss. Here are some things caregivers can do to help their senior mom or dad cope with their loss.
  • To Tell or Not to Tell: What to Do When a Surviving Spouse Has Dementia
    For many adult children, deciding whether to inform a cognitively impaired parent that their spouse has died is a serious and often recurring struggle. Grief is natural following the loss of a loved one, but dementia complicates this process.
 






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