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Holidays and Your Aging Parent

For many of us, going home for the holidays is a time filled with family, food and fun. But as our parents get older, it can also be a time filled with apprehension and anxiety about how they are faring on their own. | continue this story

New Spanish AgePage Helps Older People in Mourning

When your spouse dies, your world changes. You are in mourning — feeling grief and sorrow at the loss. You may feel numb, shocked, and fearful. You may feel guilty for being the one who is still alive. If your spouse died in a nursing home, you may wish that you had been able to care for him or her at home. At some point, you may even feel angry at your spouse for leaving you. All these feelings are normal. There are no rules about how you should feel. There is no right or wrong way to mourn. | continue this story