Florence Isaacs's Blog – January 2013 Archive (2)

Selling the House After Your Spouse Dies

Q. I’m thinking about selling my house, but I’ve heard that a widow should wait a year before doing so. Why is that time frame important?

 

After your mate dies, you’re likely to be numb, in shock, and barely able to put one foot in front of the other. This state gradually begins to ease for most of us, but it isn’t a straight line. There are…

Continue

Added by Florence Isaacs on January 21, 2013 at 11:00am — No Comments

Health Concerns for Widows

Q. I’ve heard that a woman’s risk for health problems increases after her husband dies. I didn’t know that. What are the most important issues I should be aware of as a widow?

 

Many studies show that losing your mate affects your own health. Most recently, a 2011 study at the University of Pennsylvania Population Studies Center found that widows had a 47%…

Continue

Added by Florence Isaacs on January 2, 2013 at 5:30pm — 2 Comments

Latest Conversations

Mark Renaud posted a status
"On August 24, 2017 I lost my only sibling, my younger brother to suicide. He was my best friend ."
17 hours ago
deborah peck commented on Steve Cain's group Bereaved Spouses
yesterday
Sara Murphy commented on Steve Cain's group Bereaved Spouses
Thursday
Mary Nola commented on Steve Cain's group Bereaved Spouses
Wednesday

Community Guidelines

Please be respectful of others. For more information, read our Community Guidelines.

Follow Legacy

© 2018   Created by Legacy.com.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service