Posts Tagged ‘ adjusting to widowhood ’


Sep 3rd, 2011 | By | Category: Senior Finances

Vulnerability of Senior Widows We all know women live longer than men on average, and many senior women are highly vulnerable when it comes to finances and managing their financial life.  Many senior women today grew up in the era where women were considered ‘ladies’ and therefore had to be coddled, protected, helped in and […]

Seniors: Changing Course After Loss

Mar 11th, 2011 | By | Category: Senior Moments Blog

Right now, this very day, there are a number of spouses dealing with the imminent death of their mate. It may be that the partner who is ill is at home, perhaps in hospice, is dealing with a limited number of days before death strikes.

When it comes, the surviving spouse will be faced with a plethora of necessary adjustments. If your own spouse has already died, sometime ago, you may also be dealing with the continuum of required changes in your own life.

This column is dedicated to those who are already struggling with redefining their life’s course. Unless a person has gone through this valley previously, it is likely the experience will come with its surprises and unexpected changes. Those changes may even be unwelcome. But come, they will.