Posts Tagged ‘ grief and depression in seniors ’

The Many Faces of Grief

Apr 23rd, 2020 | By | Category: Senior Moments Blog

Grief is the emotional experience people have when we experience loss… loss of any kind. SCJ has written numerous articles about the many facets of grief, including Dealing With Loss and Grief, the difference between grief and depression, collective community grief, loss of a parent. Many other SCJ articles talk about grief as a natural and normal experience.

Elisabeth Kubler Ross is considered the historical expert on grief, what it is and how to deal with it. Her five stages of grief are well known. Most of us know grief when we lose a family member or close friend. But grief can also occur over the loss of something non-human. And that grief can be just as troublesome, indeed debilitating, as the loss of a person near and dear to us.



Seniors: Is it Grief or Depression?

Aug 10th, 2010 | By | Category: Lifestyle, Health & Fitness

Senior citizens are at the top of the list of concerns when it comes to dealing with grief after the loss of a loved one.  Simply because of age, we are more likely than any other generation to experience grief when our spouse or sibling or dear friend dies.  Grief is normal, and we expect […]