Ways you can help an older adult who is grieving include:
Older adults often have more than one loss to deal with at a time. Talking about each separate loss may help identify the person's feelings. Separating losses from one another may also help the person feel less overwhelmed and more able to cope with emotional distress.
ByHealthwise StaffPrimary Medical ReviewerAnne C. Poinier, MD - Internal MedicineDonald Sproule, MDCM, CCFP - Family MedicineAdam Husney, MD - Family MedicineKathleen Romito, MD - Family MedicineSpecialist Medical ReviewerSidney Zisook, MD - PsychiatryJean S. Kutner, MD, MSPH - Geriatric Medicine, Palliative Medicine
Current as ofOctober 6, 2017
Current as of: October 6, 2017
Anne C. Poinier, MD - Internal Medicine
& Donald Sproule, MDCM, CCFP - Family Medicine & Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine & Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine & Sidney Zisook, MD - Psychiatry & Jean S. Kutner, MD, MSPH - Geriatric Medicine, Palliative Medicine
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