Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Widowed Physical Therapist Launches Print Magazine


Widowed Physical Therapist Launches Print Magazine

Pathfinder: A Companion Guide for the Widow/er’s Journey
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East Lyme, Conn.— The new magazine for widow/ers, Pathfinder: A Companion Guide for the Widow/er’s Journey, is now available in print.

“Pathfinder is designed to support widows and widowers as they strive to live joyful and meaningful lives after loss,” says publisher Dr. Joanne Z. Moore, a physical therapist from East Lyme, Conn. “It gives ideas to those who must follow a new life path.” Moore became a widow herself in 2009 after 37 years of marriage.

Pathfinder: A Companion Guide for the Widow/er’s Journey offers advice on money, health,  home, travel, friendship, dating, and return to work, in addition to inspirational articles on spirituality, art, poetry, and developing new hobbies. It includes stories of modern and famous historical people who have either lived the widowed stage of life well or have struggled.
he first print issue of Pathfinder features:
  • Dr. William Petit of Connecticut, whose wife and daughters were murdered in a home invasion, and the foundation he created in their memory.
  • Gambling--a fairly common pastime for widow/ers, which can lead to devastation when entertainment becomes an addition.
  • Chocolate king Milton Hershey, widowed for 30 years and founder of a school built for less fortunate children in honor of his late wife.
  • Exercising over the age of 50.
  • Pathfinder also features the health benefits of chocolate, couponing, the importance of gratitude, strategies for making new friends, poetry, a book review, and an introduction to retreat as a spiritual practice.
Joanne Z. Moore, PT, DHSc., a noted speaker and workshop facilitator on end-of-life and survivor issues, is a member of Toastmasters International, and has achieved Distinguished Toastmaster level. She is the owner of Shoreline Physical Therapy, LLC, in East Lyme.
For more information, contact Dr. Moore at or visit:

Media and event coordinators may contact Dr. Moore directly for her availability to speak, to publish an excerpt, or to receive a free print copy of the magazine at, 860-448-5149 or visit:

(If you would like to see her interviewed on my local public access TV show, click on: Dr. Joanne Z. Moore discusses insomnia, yoga, and Pathfinder magazine for widow/ers).


East Lyme therapist helps bereaved find a new path

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