Losing a loved one is never easy. The ones we love become so much a part of us, that losing them is like losing a piece of ourselves.
This feeling is amplified when the lost loved one is a spouse. You’ve lost your partner, your soulmate, your companion. You’ve lost your other half.
If your elderly parent is going through this kind of loss, how do you as a their child help them through this tough time?
Be Patient And Sympathetic – These two words will be the most important ones to remember during this time. Your parent desperately needs someone right now to help them pick up the pieces of their life. You can help them by being there for them with a patient and sympathetic ear. [Read more…]