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Five Effects of Senior Grief That Will Surprise You

Many adult children believe that their parents will be able to take the death of a husband or wife in stride—that when death is expected, it’s not as devastating. In reality, the loss of a life partner is no less tragic at 80 than 40, and the resulting grief can lead to a cascade of health effects in bereaved seniors. Make sure you’re prepared to support a parent through the loss of a spouse by understanding all the ways that grief can impact senior health as well as what grief support is available to you and your family. Heart Failure Yes, you really can die of a broken heart. In the 30 days following the death of a spouse, seniors aged 60 to 89 are twice as likely to have a heart attack or

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