Minding our Elders: Death of spouse leaves painful nighttime void
DEAR CAROL: My mom died of cancer six months ago at the age of 73. Her death wasn’t unexpected, so while it was hard, the family concentrated on being grateful that her suffering was over.
Dad seems to be doing okay except at night. He misses her next to him so he can’t sleep. He says he reads most of the night and I know he naps a lot during the day.
Are you a newspaper subscriber but you don't have a Digital Access account yet? Activate your account.
You will need your subscription account number and phone number. Not sure if you have an account? Email us or call (800) 274-5445 and we can help you.