Healthy Aging

Senior Isolation: Challenges and Solutions

By |2018-07-27T13:01:19-04:00July 27th, 2018|Healthy Aging|

Despite the growing number of over-65 people in this country, many of our aging loved ones struggle with feeling lonely and isolated. Without social interaction with family and friends, later years of life can be sad and even dangerous. It’s important to explore the causes and risk factors for senior isolation, and to be [...]

Combatting the Epidemic of Loneliness in Seniors

By |2018-07-30T11:39:11-04:00March 19th, 2018|Healthy Aging, Senior Safety|

We live in an age where we can communicate with friends and family members across the country and around the globe with a few clicks of a mouse or taps on a smart phone screen. However, despite advances in communications technology and the increasing connectedness it brings, research indicates that, as a society, we are lonelier than we have ever been. Perhaps no other age group feels the keen sting of loneliness more than the elderly.

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