The News-Times: 'Loss of a Future' Pandemic Highlights Difficulty of Losing Spouse Midlife

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“The difficulties family members face in losing someone to COVID-19 are unique, experts said, and losing a spouse at middle-age comes with another set of challenges that older people may not face.”

“These people were at the prime of their life,’ said Chaplain Lynn Crager, who is running an in-person support group at Danbury Hospital for people experiencing loss — whether it be a job or a loved one — during the pandemic. “Now, it’s not the future that was expected.”

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