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Preventing Loneliness as You Age

View the infographic to learn the statistics and see how you can help prevent senior loneliness.

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6 Tips for Staying Safe Online

Practice Internet safety with your loved one by following these helpful tips.

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Send a Note to a Resident in a Senior Care Facility

Communicating with loved ones or lifting the spirits of a stranger just got easier.

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A man sitting on a park bench alone.

The Loneliness Epidemic: Can We Fight It with Technology?

Using technology can reduce health risks and isolation for seniors in the future.

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3 Ways to Enjoy the Summer Sun Safely

Sun protection is important, but so is enjoying the warmth of summer. Here’s how to embrace both.

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John and Phyllis Cook

Centenarian Newlyweds Prove Love Has No Age Limit

The couple got married a year after meeting at a senior facility. 

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Walt (paddling on Standing Bear Lake) built his kayak by hand

How a Challenging Kayak Race Helped Him Find Strength and Faith

For this Type 2 diabetic, a 72-mile kayak race was more challenging and rewarding than he could have imagined. 

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Geri Christensen

Mystery Solved: She Found the Perfect Project to Engage Her Ailing Friend

She prayed long and hard for an activity they could still do together. The answer? Writing mystery novels.

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Diane Stark (left) and her mother-in-law, Judy

How Technology Helped a Lonely Widow Reconnect

Diane wanted to help her mother-in-law overcome loneliness, but first she had to convince her that technology was to be embraced, not avoided.

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A senior women chats with family on her tablet

5 Ways to Be a Better Listener

Seniors can easily become isolated and lonely. Learning how to practice ‘Active Listening’ can help the elderly remain connected.

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Diane Stark (right) and her mother-in-law, Judy

How a Lonely Widow Reconnected with Loved Ones

Overcoming her aversion to smartphones and social media opened up her world.

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Carol Garsee riding her bike on Dog Beach in San Diego, California.

The 77-Year-Old Breast Cancer Survivor Who Biked Across the Country

Cancer survivor Carol Zemola Garsee, 77, shares highlights of her bike trip across the country.

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