Wolf and Anita Gottschalk: Viral News Coverage

Couple of 62 Years Share Heartbreaking Farewell as They’re Forced to Live in Separate Nursing Homes

People Magazine – ‎Aug 25, 2016‎
A Canadian couple of 62 years hoped to spend the rest of their lives together. Unfortunately, they can now only see each other every other day due to being admitted into separate nursing homes. For the last eight months, Wolf and Anita Gottschalk of

Photo of aging couple forced to live apart sparks discussion about care of seniors in BC

Toronto Star – ‎Aug 25, 2016‎
“Mr. and Mrs. Gottschalk are caught right now in a world where changes are coming but are not here yet,” Isobel Mackenzie, Seniors Advocate for B.C., told the Star. This is a shifting conversation from keeping seniors safe with higher levels of care, …

Sad seniors case difficult, but Fraser Health promises to reunite families

CBC.ca – ‎Aug 27, 2016‎
B.C.’s Fraser Health Authority is committed to reuniting families after the image of an elderly husband and wife — Wolf and Anita Gottschalk — who are forced to live apart caused outcry. Ashley Bartyik’s 83-year-old grandfather and his wife of 62

The Heartbreaking Story Behind Photo of Elderly Couple Crying

ABC News – ‎Aug 25, 2016‎
Four months later, her grandmother — 81-year-old Anita Gottschalk — also had to enter assisted living, but she was put in a different home than Wolfram, Bartyik said. Since then, Wolfram has been put on a waiting list to be able to move in with Anita

‘We don’t have much time’: Seniors desperate to be reunited in care home

CTV News – ‎Aug 24, 2016‎
These days, when 83-year-old Wolf Gottschalk sees his beloved wife, Anita, his eyes fill with tears. The Surrey, B.C. couple was forced to move into separate care facilities this year because of Wolf’s deteriorating health. Prior to that, they had been

Elderly couple cries after being forced to live in separate homes

New York Daily News – ‎Aug 25, 2016‎
Wolfram and Anita Gottschalk, 83 and 81, have been married for 62 years but are now being kept a 30 minutes’ drive away from each other in Surrey, British Columbia. Their granddaughter Ashley Bartyik said that the picture she took Tuesday of her “Omi

Canadian couple forced to live apart after 62 years

BBC News – ‎Aug 26, 2016‎
An elderly Canadian couple who have been married for 62 years have been forced to live in separate care homes. A photo of Wolfram Gottschalk, 83, and his wife, Anita, 81, went viral after their granddaughter shared their story. Ashley Baryik, 29 said

This photo of a couple saying goodbye is breaking hearts

CNN – ‎Aug 25, 2016‎
Wolf and Anita Gottschalk of Surrey, B.C, have been married for 62 years. But they were admitted into separate nursing homes and, for the last eight months, have been forced to live apart. Every other day, a member of their family, usually their

Anita and Wolf Gottschalk Forced to Live Apart after 62 Years of Marriage

The Cubic Lane – ‎Aug 26, 2016‎
Anita and Wolf Gottschalk respectively 83 and 81 years, after 62 years of marriage, they are inseparable. Yet by the lack of space in the same home, they were forced to separate. WolfGottschalk and his wife Anita have known each other since they were …

‘This is the saddest photo I have ever taken,’ BC woman says of grandparents forced to live apart

CBC.ca – ‎Aug 24, 2016‎
Wolfram Gottschalk and his wife Anita have been married 62 years. But now in their old age, they’re living apart, against their will. Whenever they get a chance to visit one another, both burst into tears. “I just want to see them together,” said the

After a life of 62 years, cancer separates Canada couple

The Hindu – ‎Aug 27, 2016‎
A photograph of a crying elderly Canadian couple in wheelchairs, separated into two different care homes after 62 years of marriage because no beds were available together, has received international attention. Wolfram Gottschalk, 83, of Surrey

B.C. Senior Couple Forced To Live Apart After 62 Years Of Marriage

Huffington Post Canada – ‎Aug 25, 2016‎
They’ve been married for 62 years, but for the past eight months Wolfram and Anita Gottschalkhaven’t been able to live together. The elderly Surrey, B.C. couple have been forced to stay in different care homes, according to their granddaughter.

‘Saddest photo I have ever taken.’ Seniors heartbroken by nursing home separation

CTV News – ‎Aug 25, 2016‎
But for the past eight months, the Gottschalks have had to live in separate care homes. Wolf is on a waitlist to move into nursing home where his wife is cared for, called The Residence at Morgan Heights, but the Fraser Health Authority can’t say when

‘Saddest photo’ shows heartbroken grandparents

Newshub – ‎Aug 25, 2016‎
Granddaughter Ashley Bartyik made an emotional plea to the Fraser Health Authority to put them back together, along with “the saddest photo I have ever taken”. It shows her grandparents Wolf and Anita Gottschalk, who she calls her Omi and Opi, wiping …

Long-married couple living in different BC care homes grieves separation

The Globe and Mail – ‎Aug 26, 2016‎
Every time the elevator doors open at Wolfram Gottschalk’s care home and he sees his wife of 62 years, the couple’s granddaughter says he always reacts the same way. The 83-year-old, who has been living apart from his beloved Anita for eight months

Photo of separated elderly Surrey couple draws attention to bed shortage in BC

Vancouver Sun – ‎Aug 26, 2016‎
In this Monday, Aug. 22, 2016 photo provided by Ashley Bartyik, her grandparents Wolfram and Anita Gottschalk of Surrey, British Columbia, Canada, cry as they say goodbye near the end of a visit with each other in Wolfram’s elderly care home in Surrey.

Give elderly couples more say in choosing accommodations, says advocate

CBC.ca – ‎Aug 25, 2016‎
British Columbia’s advocate for seniors has called on the provincial government to allow greater flexibility for seniors to choose how they want to live their final years. Isobel MacKenzie was responding the image of Wolf Gottschalk and his wife Anita

‘The saddest photo I have ever taken’: Elderly Canadian couple separated by health-care hurdles

Washington Post – ‎Aug 26, 2016‎
Every other day, Anita Gottschalk’s ritual continues. Her family loads her into the car and then loads her walker, an aid the 81-year-old didn’t need until recently. Her loved ones blame the stress. They stop at Tim Hortons on the way, in search of her

Couple married for 62 years forced to live separately because no nearby care homes are available

ITV News – ‎Aug 25, 2016‎
A couple who have spent 62 years together are being forced to live separately because they cannot get into the same care home. Wolf and Anita Gottschalk from British Columbia, Canada, have been married since 1954, but have been forced to spend the …

Elderly couple forced apart after 62 years of marriage

Ten Eyewitness News – ‎Aug 26, 2016‎
Her grandfather, Wolfram Gottschalk, 83, and grandmother Anita, 81, have been placed in separate aged care facilities because there were no beds available at the same home in Surrey, British Columbia, she said. Mr Gottschalk is currently on a waiting

Devoted Canadian couple forced to separate because they can’t get into same care home

Daily Mail – ‎Aug 25, 2016‎
A couple who have spent almost their entire lives with one another, are being forced to spend their golden years apart because they cannot get into the same care home. Wolf Gottschalk, 83, and his wife Anita, 81, met and fell in love while their

Heartbroken couple forcibly separated after 62-years of marriage

Catholic Online – ‎Aug 26, 2016‎
Wolf and Anita Gottschalk have been forcibly separated for eight months, leaving a ripple of broken hearts across the internet. Wolf and Anita Gottschalk were forced to live in separate nursing homes due to lack of space (Ashley Bartyik/Facebook).

This Photo Of An Elderly Couple Being Forced To Live Apart After 62 Years Of Being Together Will Break Your Heart

Indiatimes.com – ‎Aug 27, 2016‎
This photograph of an elderly Canadian couple has gone viral after their granddaughter shared their emotional story on Facebook. In her post, Ashley Baryik, 29, said that her grandparents Wolfram Gottschalk, 83, and Anita, 81 have been separated after

Photo of separated elderly couple draws attention to bed shortage in BC

Times Colonist – ‎Aug 26, 2016‎
Wolfram Gottschalk, 83, and his wife Anita, 81, cry upon seeing each other in Yale Road Centre in Surrey, B.C., in this recent handout photo. The couple have been married for 62 years but are now living in separate care homes. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO …

Elderly Couple Forced to Live Apart Weep in Heartbreaking Photo

NBCNews.com – ‎Aug 26, 2016‎
Anita and Wolf Gottschalk have been inseparable throughout their 62 years of marriage — but now, the elderly couple has been apart for eight months, forced to say a heartbreaking goodbye over and over again. Their granddaughter, Ashley Bartyik, says a …

Photograph of separated elderly Canada couple gets attention

Fox News – ‎Aug 26, 2016‎
Wolfram Gottschalk, 83, of Surrey, British Columbia was put in an assisted home in January after he suffered dementia health complications making it impossible for wife Anita, 81, to care for him at home. Four months later, Anita entered a different

62 Years of Marriage and Now Forced to Live Apart

The Epoch Times – ‎Aug 26, 2016‎
A photo of a tearful elderly couple in Surrey, B.C., went viral almost immediately on Facebook and has highlighted a major problem within B.C.’s healthcare system. Granddaughter Ashley Bartyvik posted a photo on Facebook of Wolfram and Anita Gottschalk …

Surrey family fighting for grandparents to be placed in same care facility

Globalnews.ca – ‎Aug 24, 2016‎
Her grandmother, Anita Gottschalk, 81, has been living at The Residence at Morgan Heights, while her grandfather, Wolfram, 83, has been living at Yale Road Centre. Story continues below. Global News. Every two days, Bartyik’s mother takes Anita to see …

Elderly couple forced to live apart after 62 years of marriage

Today.com – ‎Aug 26, 2016‎
After 62 years of marriage, one elderly couple has been forced to live apart. For the last eight months, Wolfram Gottschalk, 83, and Anita Gottschalk, 81, of British Columbia, Canada, have been living in separate nursing homes due to a lack of …

Elderly couple torn apart because they can’t go to the same care home

Metro – ‎Aug 25, 2016‎
A couple who have spent 62 years of their lives together have been separated because they cannot go into the same care home. Wolf Gottschalk, 83, and his 81-year-old wife, Anita, met when were teenagers and their families lived in the same apartment …

Heartbroken Grandfather Pictured Alone in Nursing Home After Being Separated from Wife of 62 Years

People Magazine – ‎Aug 26, 2016‎
But now, the Canadian couple can only see each other every other day since they’ve been forced to live in separate nursing homes. “They can’t be apart. It’s devastating,” the couple’s son, BillGottschalk, tells PEOPLE. “They’re so in love that they’ve

‘The saddest photo I have ever taken’: Couple of 62 years cry at pain of having to live in separate care homes

BT.com – ‎Aug 26, 2016‎
Wolf Gottschalk, 83, and his 81-year-old wife Anita have been married for 62 years but they have been separated for the last eight months because there were no care homes that could accommodate both of them in Surrey, British Columbia, Canada.

VIRAL: Photo of couple forced into separate nursing homes

The Filipino Times (press release) – ‎20 hours ago‎
Wolf and Anita Gottschalk, 83 and 81, have been married for 62 years, but for the last eight months, they have been forced to stay in separate nursing homes. Every other day, a member of their family, usually their granddaughter Ashley Bartyik, drives

Couple married for 62 years cry together after being forced to live separately in different care homes

Mirror.co.uk – ‎Aug 26, 2016‎
A couple who have been married for 62 years are being forced to live apart for the first time because they cannot be placed in the same care home. Wolf and his wife Anita Gottschalk were married in 1954 and after spending their teens in the same block

Aww… Couple of 62 Years in Tears as they Have Been Living Apart for 8 Months due to Health Care Delays

Bella Naija – ‎Aug 26, 2016‎
The grand-daughter of a couple who have lived together for 62 years has shared on her Facebook Page how they have been separated for 8 months due to delays in the U.S’ health care system. Wolf Gottschalk, 83, is at a transitional facility for people

Elderly couple, married for 62 years, forced to live apart

Palm Beach Post – ‎Aug 26, 2016‎
Wolfram and Anita Gottschalk, of British Columbia, Canada, are in their 80s and in assisted living, but were separated when Wolfram was hospitalized in January and was required to stay at a facility for a higher level of care, CBC News reports. It’s

Woman says grandparents married 62 years are forced to be apart

WSB Radio – ‎Aug 25, 2016‎
Bartyik said the system “(has) the power to have my grandpa moved to the same care facility as my grandmother” and the situation is made worse by Wolfram Gottschalk’s developing dementia and his lymphoma diagnosis. CTV News reported that, according …

Photo captures elderly couple’s heartbreaking separation

WABC-TV – ‎Aug 25, 2016‎
Wolfram and Anita Gottschalk, of British Columbia, Canada were apparently moved to separate nursing homes a few months ago. The Gottschalks have been married for 62 years. Due to backlogs and delays by their health care system, they will be separated …

Devoted couple married for 62 years forced apart because there is no space at care home

Express.co.uk – ‎Aug 25, 2016‎
Wolf, 83, and Anita Gottschalk, 81, got married in 1954 and have been devoted to each other ever since. But for the last eight months the couple have been forced to live apart because there are no spaces at care homes close by which can take them both in.

Good luck not breaking down in tears when you realize why this elderly couple is crying

Mic – ‎Aug 26, 2016‎
After 62 years of marriage, Anita and Wolf Gottschalk were forced to live apart. For eight months, the Canadian pair have been on a waitlist to be put in the same care facility. When they saw each other again after a couple days apart, they shared a

Husband, wife forced to live in separate nursing homes after 62 years together

wnep.com – ‎Aug 27, 2016‎
Bartyik, 29, cares for the Gottschalks full time. She posted a picture of the distressing routine on Facebook hoping to attract the attention of her local community. But the post has been shared thousands of times and has gained international attention.

‘Heartbreak could kill them’: Elderly couple ‘forced to separate’ after 62 years together

Yahoo7 News – ‎Aug 25, 2016‎
Anita Gottschalk and her loving husband Wolfram Gottschalk have been married for 62 years. Photo: Facebook. The pair fell in love as teenagers in Dusseldorf, Germany, and met while their families lived in the same apartment complex, CTV News reported.

Family fights to reunite South Surrey couple

Surrey Leader – ‎Aug 25, 2016‎
Longtime Semiahmoo Peninsula residents Wolfram and Anita Gottschalk have been living apart for eight months – Wolfram, 83, in Yale Road Centre in North Surrey, and Anita, 81, at The Residence at Morgan Heights a half-hour drive away. Wolfram is on a …

Canadian couple of 62 years forced to live apart

Headlines & Global News – ‎Aug 27, 2016‎
A photograph of grandparents forced to live apart in separate care homes has been posted in Facebook, and has moved the world to tears. By R. Siva Kumar | Aug 27, 2016 05:20 AM EDT. Elderly couple. Wolfram (L) and Anita Gottschalk (R) are seen …

Photo of this elderly couple saying goodbye after 62 years of togetherness will break your heart

India Today – ‎Aug 27, 2016‎
Wolf Gottschalk (now 83) met his wife Anita (81) in 1954 in Germany, fell in love and got married four months after they met. This Canadian couple spent 62 years of their lives with each other, but now, when they should have been able to spend more

‘This is the saddest photo I have ever taken,’ writes girl whose grandparents are forced to live apart

The Indian Express – ‎Aug 27, 2016‎
Wolfram Gottschalk and his wife Anita cry every time they see each other because they can’t be under the same roof at the moment. Their granddaughter Ashley Bartyik shared their struggle to be together on Facebook and her post has garnered massive …

The Heartbreaking Story Behind Photo of Canadian Elderly Couple Crying

WJBD Online – ‎Aug 27, 2016‎
She explained that after 62 years of marriage, her grandparents have been separated for eight months “due to backlogs and delays by our heath care system.” Bartyik said her grandpa, 83-year-old Wolfram Gottschalk, was first put in an assisted living

ICYMI: ‘Heartbreaking’ Photo Of Grandparents Forced Into Separate Nursing Homes Goes Viral — Will The Couple Of …

PerezHilton.com – ‎Aug 26, 2016‎
A Canadian couple of 62 years has been forced to see each other only every other day because they were admitted into separate nursing homes. For the past eight months, Wolf and AnitaGottschalk of Surrey, B.C. have been forced to live apart and endure …

Heartbreaking Story: Old Canadian Couple Forcefully Separated After 62 Years

Aussie Network News – ‎Aug 28, 2016‎
A Canadian couple has been forced to live separately after 62 years of togetherness only because they cannot stay in the same care home. Since their teenage, Wolf Gottschalk and his wife Anita have been together. They lived in the same apartment

The story behind this heartbreaking photo will move you to tears…

hellomagazine.com – ‎Aug 26, 2016‎
A heartbreaking photo of an elderly couple in tears because they have been separated into different nursing homes has taken the internet by storm. Wolfram, 83, and Anita Gottschalk, 81, have been married for 62 years, and thought they would see out

Forced To Live In Different Nursing Homes, Elderly Couple Cry Each Time They Meet, Heartbreaking Image Goes Viral

The Inquisitr – ‎Aug 25, 2016‎
An elderly couple from Surrey, British Columbia, in Canada have appeared in a photo that has broken millions of hearts across the globe, ABC News reports. In the photo, 83-year-old WolfGottschalk is seen sitting on a wheelchair weeping. In front of

Forced to separate, elderly Canadian couple caught in emotional picture

Cleveland 19 News – ‎Aug 26, 2016‎
Wolfram and Anita Gottschalk have been happily married for more than 60 years and have been inseparable until now. Bartyik said family members take them to see each other every other day, but it’s becoming too financially and physically exhausting to …

After 62 Years Together, Married Couple Is Forced to Live in Separate Nursing Homes

GoodHousekeeping.com – ‎Aug 26, 2016‎
After 62 years of marriage, Canadian couple Wolf and Anita Gottschalk are facing their worst nightmare: They’ve been forced to live in separate nursing homes and are only able to see each other every other day. For the past eight months, the couple

Heartbreaking photo of elderly couple forced to separate

Fox5NY – ‎Aug 26, 2016‎
She shared a photo on August 23 of Wolfram Gottschalk, 83, and Anita Gottschalk, 81, crying. Wolf has dementia and has been diagnosed with lymphoma. Bartyik is hoping publicity of the family’s ordeal will put pressure on the health care provider

Separated senior couple battle to be reunited in same care home

CKNW News Talk 980 – ‎Aug 24, 2016‎
Always together, except for the last 8 months because they have been placed at different care homes. Anita lives at The Residence at Morgan Heights her husband, at Yale Road Centre, a transitional facility. Gottschalk 2 To make matters worse, her

This couple has been together 62 years and are now separated for the saddest reasons

Mashable – ‎Aug 26, 2016‎
If you haven’t cried today and want to shed a tear, this might do the trick. Wolf Gottschalk, 83, and his wife Anita, 81 have been married since 1954. Their granddaughter, Ashley Bartyik, posted a photo of the two on Facebook, and their heartbreaking

This photo of a separated elderly couple crying is heartbreaking

Irish Examiner – ‎Aug 27, 2016‎
This couple have been married for 62 years – but they live in separate care homes and cry every time they have to leave each other. This photo of a separated elderly couple crying is heartbreaking. The photograph of Canadian couple Wolfram Gottschalk

Heartbreaking Photo Of Elderly Couple Forced To Separate After 62 Years Of Marriage Draws Attention

The Inquisitr – ‎Aug 27, 2016‎
Wolfram, 83, and Anita Gottschalk, 81, of Surrey, British Columbia, have been inseparable in their 62 years of marriage. But since Wolfram was diagnosed with congenital heart failure earlier this year, the two had no choice but to live in separate

Married for 62 yrs, separated in care homes

Chandigarh Tribune – ‎Aug 27, 2016‎
Wolf Gottschalk, 83, and his wife Anita, 81, met and fell in love while their families lived in the same apartment complex in Dusseldorf, Germany when they were teenagers, the Daily Mail reported. The couple got married in 1954. Wolf worked in

Photo of elderly couple’s heartbreaking goodbye is as sad as the story behind it

Mother Nature Network (blog) – ‎Aug 26, 2016‎
This is Wolf and Anita Gottschalk of Surrey, British Columbia. They have been married for 62 years, and they have been inseparable for almost all of that time. But for the last eight months, Wolf and Anita have been forced to live apart. Their

‘Saddest Photo Ever Taken’ Captures Elderly Couple’s Agonizing Goodbye

Huffington Post – ‎Aug 26, 2016‎
Wolfram Gottschalk and his wife of 62 years, Anita, are pictured weeping together in what may just be one of the saddest photos we’ve ever seen. The couple from British Columbia, Canada, have been living separately since the beginning of the year due

A Couple Married For 62 Years Were Forced To Live Apart…

Storypick – ‎Aug 27, 2016‎
Today, we can call ourselves lucky if we find love. Luckier if we get married and the marriage lasts more than a couple of years. For many of us, our parents celebrating 25 years of togetherness is a big event. It sounds impressive, all that time spent

Canadian Couple Married 62 Years Forced To Live Apart

Washington Free Beacon – ‎Aug 27, 2016‎
A Canadian couple married for 62 years si being forced to live more than 30 minutes apart since neither of their nursing home facilities can accommodate the two of them. Wolf and AnitaGottschalk live in two different nursing homes in Surrey, British

Health Care Hurdles Are Separating This Couple, And That’s Infuriating

Scary Mommy – ‎Aug 26, 2016‎
Anita and Wolfram Gottschalk have been married for 62 years, but because of delays in the health care system, they’re currently living in separate nursing homes. And according to their granddaughter, it’s killing them. Ashley Bartyik posted the now

Health care system tragically separates couple married 62 years

New York Post – ‎Aug 26, 2016‎
These heartbroken Canadian seniors are forced to live in separate health care facilities after 62 years of marriage — and they burst into tears whenever they get a chance to visit. WolframGottschalk and his wife, Anita, were photographed by

Couple married for 62 years forced to live in separate aged care homes

NEWS.com.au – ‎Aug 25, 2016‎
It shows Wolf and Anita Gottschalk from British Columbia, Canada, crying as they prepare to say goodbye. The couple have been married for 62 years but have been forced to live separately for the past eight months because there is no room for both of

Heartbreaking photo: Separated after 62 years together

JerusalemOnline – ‎Aug 27, 2016‎
A photo that was uploaded on Facebook shared the heartbreaking story of Wolf and AnitaGottschalk, who were assigned to two different nursing homes after 62 years of marriage. Their granddaughter drives for 40 minutes in order to allow them to meet

VIRAL PHOTO: Waiting list keeps couple married 62 years in separate care homes

WFLA – ‎Aug 26, 2016‎
Family members worry about Wolf and Anita Gottschalk, and a photo of the two crying in a care home visiting room has gone viral. Wolf and Anita promised to love each other in sickness and in health — but for the past eight months they’ve lived in

After 62 Years, Couple Forced to Live Apart

Newser – ‎Aug 25, 2016‎
Granddaughter Ashley Bartyik shared the photo to highlight the plight of Wolf and AnitaGottschalk, who have spent the last eight months living in separate care homes against their will after 62 years of marriage, the CBC reports. “They cry every time

Couple bid goodbye after 62 years of being together in heartbreaking photo

Deccan Chronicle – ‎Aug 27, 2016‎
The moment when an elderly Canadian couple tearfully said goodbye to each other as they are forced to stay apart has captivated the Internet’s imagination after their picture was posted online. Wolfram Gottschalk, 83, and his wife Anita, 81, have to

Couple married 62 years forced to live in separate nursing homes

The Bellingham Herald – ‎Aug 26, 2016‎
Every other day, members of Anita Gottschalk’s family drive her from the nursing home where she lives to another more than 30 minutes away. There, she holds hands with her husband Wolf, who despite a diagnosis of dementia, remembers the 62 years he …

Heartbreaking photo of couple forced into separate nursing homes is going viral

NEWS10 ABC – ‎Aug 26, 2016‎
It started in January when Wolfram Gottschalk was hospitalized and told he couldn’t go home because he required a higher level of care. “At that point, he was transitioned to Yale Road in North Surrey where he’s been for the past eight months on a

Tragic story of elderly couple heartbroken after becoming separated in care

Daily Star – ‎Aug 26, 2016‎
Wolfram and Anita Gottschalk, 83 and 81, have been married for 62 years but in a cruel twist of fate their last few years together will be spent apart. The couple now live a 30 minute drive away from each other in separate nursing homes in Surrey

Heartbreaking Photo Shows Elderly Couple Cries Before Going Separate Ways

Morning News USA – ‎Aug 27, 2016‎
According to her, the couple, Wolf and Anita Gottschalk of Surrey, B.C., has been admitted in separate nursing home. Thus, for them to see each other every other day, their 29-year-old granddaughter or another family member, drives the 40 minutes

Couple Married for 62 Years Forced to Part Ways After They Can’t Get Into the Same Nursing Home

Independent Journal Review – ‎Aug 26, 2016‎
Wolf and Anita Gottschalk, 83 and 81, have been with each other through thick and thin for 62 years, but a lack of space at the closest nursing home has forced them to separate. The Canadian couple is now being kept 40 minutes away from each other in …

Elderly couple married for 62 years forced to live in separate care homes

Northern California News – ‎Aug 27, 2016‎
An elderly Canadian couple, of Anita and Wolf Gottschalk, has been together since the time they got married 62 years ago. Now they have been forced to live in separate care homes. A picture of the 83-year-old Gottschalk and his 81-year-old wife Anita

Woman shares her grandparents’ heartbreaking goodbye after being forced to live separately

Manila Bulletin – ‎Aug 26, 2016‎
Woman shares her grandparents’ heartbreaking goodbye after being forced to live separately. by MB Online August 26, 2016. Ashley Bartyik posted a photo of her grandparents – Wolf and AnitaGottschalk – crying as they bid farewell to each other after

Couple married for 62 years forced to live in different nursing homes

Blasting News – ‎Aug 26, 2016‎
A couple who has been married for 62 years has been forced to live apart. The Canadian residents have been placed in two different nursing homes. Wolfram Gottschalk, 83, and his wife Anita, 81, are able to see each other every other day. That means

Elderly Couple Forced To Live Apart After 62 Years

Opposing Views – ‎Aug 25, 2016‎
An elderly Canadian couple that spent the majority of their lives together have to separate because they can’t get into the same retirement home. Wolf Gottschalk, 83, and his wife Anita, 81, lived in the same apartment complex in Dusseldorf, Germany

Couple married 62 years say tearful goodbye as they are sent to different nursing homes

Blasting News – ‎Aug 26, 2016‎
Wolfram and Anita Gottschalk have been happily married for 62 years. They planned on spending the rest of their lives together, but that heartbreakingly is not the case right now. The Canadian couple was sent to different nursing homes eight months ago.

‘The Saddest Photo Ever Taken’ Is Breaking Hearts Across The Internet

Carbonated.tv (blog) – ‎Aug 25, 2016‎
Wolf and Anita Gottschalk have been married for 62 years, but are unfortunately spending their golden years apart after being placed in separate nursing homes. For the last eight months, Wolf has been living at the Yale Road Centre in Surrey, British …

BC elderly couple forced to separate, questions Canada’s seniors’ care

indiablooms – ‎Aug 26, 2016‎
Toronto, Aug 27 (IBNS): A 83-year-old Wolfram Gottschalk and his 81- year- old wife Anita, who have been married for the past 62 years, have been forced to stay apart from each other for the past eight months in different healthcare facilities, owing