Deep Grief

When someone we love passes, grief is a normal reaction. According to Dr. Katherine Shear who completed a study on complicated grief for Columbia University, 9% of people over the age of 61 experience grief that goes well beyond what most consider ‘normal’ grief. Loss becomes a part of life to those over 65 but to the spouse left behind, trying to imagine life without their partner is unthinkable.

Follow this link to read more about this important study in a recent New York Times article authored by Paula Span.