Loneliness in the Elderly

A feeling of sadness brought on by isolation or lack of companionship.

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  • Caregivers Can Be Each Other’s Best Friend

    After more than 40 years, my childhood friend and I reconnected several years ago and were amazed to find that we fell back into step after all of those years. Our common connection: caregiving.

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  • Isolation and Loneliness in Caregiving

    Loneliness and caregiving often go hand-in-hand. In addition to exacting an extreme emotional toll, loneliness can carry dangerous consequences. Take these steps to feel more connected while caregiving.

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  • Helping Elders Feel Less Alone

    Loneliness can affect anyone, but because of inevitable losses, some loneliness is built into the aging process. Help seniors feel less alone and decrease the debilitating effects of loneliness.

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  • Combatting the Epidemic of Loneliness in Seniors

    Isolation and loss are two side effects of aging that can negatively impact one’s physical and mental health. Discover how you can help an aging loved one reengage with their surroundings and feel less lonely.

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