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 is an unfortunate byproduct of caregiving that not only exacts an emotional toll but also has the ability to jeopardize one’s physical health. Take these steps to combat isolation and nurture your relationships while caregiving.

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  • Helping Elders Feel Less Alone

    Because of inevitable losses, some loneliness is built into the aging process. Help seniors feel less isolated 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 to help lonely seniors reengage with their surroundings and pursue meaningful social connections.

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