Mourning the Death of a Spouse
Source: NIA (National Institute on Aging)
NIA's 7-pg guide helps older adults to cope with the loss of a spouse, including the deep emotional upheaval that is part of the mourning process. It discusses the physical and emotional impact of grief on sleep, concentration, eating, and decision-making and how it may differ for men and women. Outlines suggestions at the various stages of the grieving process for feeling better, taking care of oneself, and planning for financial and legal matters.