Learning to deal with the loss of a loved one without losing one's own zest for life is one of life's great challenges. Newspaper columnist/ freelance writer, Kathy Silverberg, shared her insights on life and loss in her newest blog. Kathy previously was Southern Region Publisher for the Sarasota Herald Tribune and Editor/General Manager of four New York Times regional newspapers. She is Secretary of the Senior Friendship Centers Board of Governors and serves as liaison between United Way of Charlotte County and the Senior Friendship Centers. She is past chair of the Board of the Punta Gorda Chamber of Commerce, is a board member and past president for United Way of Charlotte County; and, is chair of Charlotte County’s Senior Leadership Council.