Members

This site is run by widowed people, for widowed people

Widowed Village connects peers with each other for friendship and sharing. The moderators, administrators, and others involved in running this site are not professionals.

Please don't interpret anything you read here as medical, legal, or otherwise expert advice. Don't disregard any expert's advice or take any action as a result of what you read here.

We're friends, not doctors, financial or legal professionals, and we're not "grief experts." But we are here, and we've been "there."

Nannie
Share on Facebook Share

Nannie's Friends

  • Dianne in Nevada
 

Nannie's Page

Latest Activity

Nannie commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 50s
"Melissa that is a lovely idea...my youngest married in Nov 2011, My husband passed March 2011...I don't know how either of us did it.....but we did...and her wedding was beautiful...I don't think I looked anything like me in…"
3 hours ago
Nannie commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 50s
"I have looked at some John..and it seemed they were very expensive ..and very exotic countries...I would like to travel some more of the US before I go to different continents...if you do move back with your Dad...you have a friend in Phila...."
Jul 2
Nannie commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 50s
"God bless you John...I still can't get myself to travel alone..."
Jul 2
Nannie commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 50s
"John ..I think that is a blessing that you and your dad can share.....My sister passed away at 50...and my daughter at 21...Sadly my mother never mentioned either to me...we never shared the loss of our daughters..."
Jun 28
Nannie replied to Lissa's discussion social security widow/widower benefits in the group Born in the 50s
"I did go on SS;s website. SSI goes by financial need.it is not called SSDI..it is called SSI, similar to welfare...not SSD. SSD is strictly for disabled people who pay into it all their lives in the way of their SS tax...if you become disabled , you…"
Jun 27
Nannie replied to Lissa's discussion social security widow/widower benefits in the group Born in the 50s
"No need. I have lived it. You're right...they did it different for me , I guess I got lucky."
Jun 26
Nannie replied to Lissa's discussion social security widow/widower benefits in the group Born in the 50s
"Some of this is wrong. SSD is paid by the worker . It comes out of their SS fund. I know this 100% for sure. it is nothing even close to welfare...if you are truly disabled you're not getting it..disability and welfare have nothing to do with…"
Jun 26
Nannie replied to Lissa's discussion social security widow/widower benefits in the group Born in the 50s
"OMG! I guess all states are different...my SS isn't less because I have a pension...so unfair.."
Jun 25
Nannie replied to Lissa's discussion social security widow/widower benefits in the group Born in the 50s
"Hi Lissa....Since I was injured right before my late husband was dx ...I was already on SSD when he passed...for some reason my SS which will convert to straight SS from SSD in about a year when I reach full retirement age is more then my…"
Jun 24
Nannie commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 50s
"AHHH! Barzan you sound like Bill and I ...we planned on a 2 bedroom rancher....with a brick patio out back and a pool for all the kids.....we had it all designed...didn't stand a chance ...he was dx at 51 and passed at 54...I retired to be his…"
Jun 22
Nannie commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 50s
"I have no bad feelings about  my home..and am also grateful that I have one...it's just too much work for me, too big for just me, and now the repairs are killing me financially..I would like to sell and move into a nice one bedroom…"
Jun 22
Nannie commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 50s
"Barzan ...I am somewhat in your place...I am happy in my home...a lot of happy memories here...BUT it's too much house for me. too many rooms, too many repairs happening...I have wanted to move for maybe 3 years..I really want to just rent a…"
Jun 22
Nannie commented on Soaring Spirits's group Widowed in 2011
"Thank you all so much for your kind words...I figured I was normal and so was the grief coming back raw as it was years ago....my health isn't bad but I have had one thing after another...now am facing another possible cancer..I had lung and…"
Jun 21
Nannie commented on Soaring Spirits's group Widowed in 2011
"Hello..I know there isn't much normal about this journey , but after 8+ years I feel as if I am back to year 2..going to a grief group, not sure if it's helping or hurting...I have had many health problems and that doesn;t help. I miss my…"
Jun 21
Dianne in Nevada left a comment for Nannie
"Welcome to Widville, Nannie. I'm so sorry for your loss, but pleased you found us. You’ll find caring support and friendship here. Join the Groups that fit you to find others that share your experience. Check out the Forum Discussions and…"
Jun 10

Profile Information

Comment Wall (1 comment)

You need to be a member of Widowed Village to add comments!

Join Widowed Village

At 6:44pm on June 10, 2019, Dianne in Nevada said…

Welcome to Widville, Nannie. I'm so sorry for your loss, but pleased you found us. You’ll find caring support and friendship here.

Join the Groups that fit you to find others that share your experience. Check out the Forum Discussions and Chat Room for conversations on all sorts of topics. Share your story. You'll find the latest news on the HOME page.

 
 
 

© 2019   Created by Soaring Spirits.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service