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Iris' Story

Posted by Widow Care Team on Sep 26, 2017 10:05:00 AM

Iris lost her husband in January of 2015 to brain cancer. He left behind much of his family and Iris turned to Widow Care to help her cope. Learn about her story by viewing the video below.

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Debbie's Story

Posted by Widow Care Team on Sep 19, 2017 10:54:00 AM

Debbie lost her husband unexpectantly at a very young age. Learn about Debbie's story and see what she did to cope with the incident. View her video below.

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Leann's Story

Posted by Leann Sherman, MSW, LGSW on Aug 2, 2017 1:57:44 PM

I never imagined becoming widowed in my mid 50s - my husband, Neal, stricken by a rare cancer and dying in 2011 - and then, a year later, my packing up his Subaru and moving from a small Connecticut town to bustling Rockville, MD to be near family. It was quite the overwhelming adjustment learning the roads and finding a job and an apartment. - as well as new doctors, a new mechanic, new dry cleaner, new hairdresser - and new friends. All of this took considerable time and emotional energy - leaving little time or energy at the end of each day to sort through paperwork.

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Lynn's Story

Posted by Widow Care Team on Aug 2, 2017 1:55:32 PM

I heard about Widow Care through a radio station before it was staffed and before I needed its services. Then my husband died from cancer a few years ago.  

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