Raising children is a large part of many couples’ marriage, so when it comes time for children to leave home, many parents struggle to adjust. The “Empty Nest” can be a time of great grief and loss, particularly for parents who had a child-centered home. Additional complications may ensue with the return of children or grandchildren and the need to care for aging parents. In this presentation, Dr. Jared Pingleton unpacks the complex issues that surround this time of life and provides practical and relevant suggestions for dealing with the subsequent emotions.

 

Course Text: Understanding the Empty Nest Syndrome