Loneliness

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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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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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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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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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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4 Ways to Prevent Caregiver Social Isolation

Whether it's joining a support group or simply asking for a hand, here are a few ways for caregivers to stay connected.

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

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
Living Longer, Living Better

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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