National Widowers Makes the News
Loss, Grief, and Life
Confounded by grief, people are literally at a loss for everything. The return from despair can be long, and the return always takes different paths. Sandy Broyard, Sam Feldman and George Cohn reflect on grief, bereavement and recovery and what the process may mean for others.
Turning His Grief into a Support System
On Wednesday Sam Feldman pulled up a picture of a bathing beauty on his iPad. It was his wife, Gretchen, when she was only 20, the year he met her. Sam Feldman helps widowers struggling with loss. “So, that’s why I was sad and lonely,” he said lingering over the picture before putting it away. “Is that a good enough reason?”
Coping with Loss: A Retirement Reality
Sam Feldman likes to initiate things. An entrepreneur who owned a chain of apparel stores, he’d met his share of challenges. But when Gretchen, his wife of 53 years, died from cancer in November 2008, Feldman had to confront an unknown adversary: grief.
30 minutes with The Men’s Bereavement Network Founder
Men grieve differently.
March 10, 2012 by Hope Through Knowledge in Health Watch the interview here:
Widowers Stick Together
When you’re a man grieving the death of your wife or partner, casseroles just don’t cut it.
02/21/2012 by Sally Abrahams, AARP Blog Author Read the article here:
Raising Grieving Children
Dr. Phyllis R. Silverman, a member of the Board of Directors of the National Widowers’ Organization recently spoke about dealing with grief and bereavement in a video sponsored by the Open To Hope Foundation. Touching on nine lessons from her experience in studying grief, Dr. Silverman raises key points of understanding that are worthwhile for all who are interested in people or families dealing with grief.
Men Grieve Differently
Pat Farnack interviews Sam Feldman for “The Health and Well Being Report”
Odd Guy Out
Pat Farnack interviews Perry Garfinkel for “The Health and Well Being Report”
Grief support networks look at male-only counseling groups
By Perry Garfinkel (amplifies on New York Times article)
The Point: Men and Grief
Mindy Todd interviews Sam Feldman and Fred Spero
Your Life, Your Relationships show on Progressive Radio Network
With SAM FELDMAN and HOLLIS POLK
On The Vineyard, Men Who Don’t Grieve On An Island
By DEBORAH BECKER and LISA TOBIN
Men in Grief Seek Others Who Mourn as They Do
By Perry Garfinkel
Martha’s Vineyard’s New Men’s Bereavement Group
By Barbara Case Senchak