Loneliness

Elizabeth Gray
Stories of Hope

Could This Introverted Army Wife Handle Yet Another Move?

She struggled to make new friends each time her husband was reassigned. Could she summon the courage to make just one new connection?

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Woman at a peaceful lake
Power of Prayer

The Spiritual Purpose of Loneliness

What can we learn from the Bible about the concept of being alone?

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Daily Devotions

All by Myself

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Roberta Messner
Coping With Illness

4 Tips for Overcoming Loneliness When You Have a Chronic Illness

A longtime nurse offers expert advice on how to avoid isolation by joining a support group, getting a pet and more.

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Guideposts contributor Roberta Messner
Life Advice

3 Ways to Overcome Loneliness

Roberta Messner shares how faith and her prayer life provide support and a connection to those around her.

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A woman speaking out in a support group.
Caregiver Stress

4 Ways to Reach Out When Family Members Are Angry

If family isn't helpful when you're caring for a loved one with Alzheimer's, written updates and a support group can make inroads.

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A group of senior volunteers
Living Longer, Living Better

Retirees Who Volunteer are Happier and Healthier

Serving in the community helps seniors avoid depression and isolation. 

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Friends on a bench
Living Longer, Living Better

3 Unique Ways to Combat Loneliness

Communities around the world are investing in connecting people.

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A lonely Labrador staring out of a rainy window.
Pets

5 Ways to Ease Your Pet's Separation Anxiety

Play soothing music, consider medication and more. 

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Photo provided by Good Samaritan Society
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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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