'After the Loss of a Spouse' Self-Improvement Series Continues Aug 24 in Mystic

Free and open to the public at Bank Square Books on August 24. 2016
Mystic, CT – Authors Dr. Joanne Z. Moore and Lisa Saunders will collaborate to present "After the Loss of a Spouse," the next installment of Bank Square Books' Self-Improvement Series on August 24.

Wednesday, Aug. 24, 6 p.m.
Talk: "After the Loss” Self-Improvement Series
Bank Square Books, 2nd floor
53 W Main St, Mystic, CT 06355
More info:MYSTIC: Self-Improvement Series: After the Loss of a Spouse, Featuring Joanne Z. Moore and Lisa Saunders, 860- 536-3795,
Dr. Joanne Z. Moore will present modern strategies for developing a new philosophy of life after the disappointment of loss, while Lisa Saunders will tell stories of historic figures with Connecticut connections such as Amelia Earhart's widower and Mark Twain. Moore and Saunders are authors of the books After the Loss of a Spouse: What's Next? and After the Loss of a Spouse: From Henry VIII to Julia Child respectively. Dr. Moore is owner of Shoreline Physical Therapy in East Lyme and editor of Pathfinder: A Companion Guide for the Widow/ers Journey.  Lisa Saunders is a part-time historical interpreter at Mystic Seaport and TV talk show host.
For more information, contact Dr. Joanne Z. Moore at 860-460-0248, jmoore@widowedpathfinder.com, or visit: www.PathfinderMag.com
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After the Loss of a Spouse: What's Next? by Dr. Joanne Z. Moore is a concise guidebook for rebuilding a life after the loss of a spouse. Topics include getting one’s affairs in order, finance, exercise, home, health, emotions, decision making, family, travel, friendship, hobbies, return to dating, pets, managing mistakes, setting goals, and the problems of self-medicating with drugs and alcohol.
After the Loss of a Spouse: From Henry VIII to Julia Child by Lisa Saunders examines the bittersweet human condition of love and loss though the lens of history. By learning how these famous (and infamous) people managed their lives after the loss of a spouse, we come to realize the potential that exists in all of us. Book includes questions for discussion and the stories of these 18 historic widow/ers: Mark Twain * C.S. Lewis * George Burns * Grandma Moses * Martha Washington * Norman Rockwell * Mary Todd Lincoln * Milton Hershey (Hershey's Kisses) * Julia Child * Coretta Scott King * Captain von Trapp (of The Sound of Music) * Henry VIII Katharine Graham (of The Washington Post) *George Palmer Putnam (Amelia Earhart’s widower) *Hetty Green (world’s biggest miser) *Abby Day Slocomb (sent recently opened 100-year time capsule to Groton) William Gillette (aka Sherlock Holmes) * Frances Sawyer Wolfe (moved to Mystic home with “widow’s walk” after sea captain husband perished in Texas’s worst Maritime disaster).