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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 MedicineAdam Husney, MD - Family MedicineSpecialist Medical ReviewerJean S. Kutner, MD, MSPH - Geriatric Medicine, Palliative MedicineKathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine
Current as ofOctober 6, 2017
Current as of: October 6, 2017
Author: Healthwise Staff
Medical Review: Anne C. Poinier, MD - Internal Medicine & Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine & Jean S. Kutner, MD, MSPH - Geriatric Medicine, Palliative Medicine & Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine
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