Sense and sensitivity

It is the moments of empathy and warmth when mourning a loved one that bring light into the darkness.

November 8, 2017 18:02
At a time when one is feeling raw, a kind word and warm smile can make all the difference.

At a time when one is feeling raw and vulnerable, a kind word and warm smile can make all the difference.. (photo credit: TNS)


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This past July, my husband David passed away. His health had been deteriorating this past few years with Parkinson’s/dementia and his last months were complicated with recurrent attacks of pneumonia.

The children and I were prepared for his passing and had experienced many of the stages of grieving as he gradually lost his physical and cognitive faculties.


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