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How to Deal with Loneliness

If you want to know how to deal with loneliness and depression, we’re here to help. After talking with 1000s of women in the community, we have developed a series of articles designed to help you find friends who share your interests. We hope you find them useful!

4 Powerful Ways to Succeed When Aging Alone
2 weeks ago

4 Powerful Ways to Succeed When Aging Alone

The statistics is staggering – some 15 million people in the U.S. are what Carol calls elder orphans. It struck her particularly after her parents passed and she realized she was one of those orphans, with no partner and no children to take care of her…
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Homesharing Can Be a Financial and Social Lifeline – Here’s How to Do It Smartly Amid Covid-19
3 weeks ago

Homesharing Can Be a Financial and Social Lifeline – Here’s How to Do It Smartly Amid Covid-19

By  •  Lifestyle

On top of upending the nation’s health system, the pandemic has had reverberating effects on where and how people live. This is particularly true among older adults, who rightfully have …
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How to Locate the Best and Healthiest Places for Aging Alone
1 month ago

How to Locate the Best and Healthiest Places for Aging Alone

By  •  Lifestyle

Globally, there are 604 million (plus) people in the 65 and older category. This has created a demand for research on how to live better as people move beyond the working years. Studies suggest drilling down on individual behaviors that affect the health…
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Retirement: Are You Ready for A Solo Act?
1 month ago

Retirement: Are You Ready for A Solo Act?

Most women in their 60s are headed for a solo future. Are you prepared for yours? Millions of people are finding themselves on their own as they head toward retirement. Some are solo by circumstance, others by choice. These partner-less pioneers…
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Are You Aging Alone? Here’s How to Find a Home You Can Really Love!
2 months ago

Are You Aging Alone? Here’s How to Find a Home You Can Really Love!

By  •  Lifestyle

Several years ago, I launched an aging alone Facebook group. Members bring up hot topics like affordable housing and medical care, transportation concerns, and countering isolation. Housing ranks the number one challenge for people over 60…
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5 Ways to Enjoy Solitude Instead of Feeling Lonely
3 months ago

5 Ways to Enjoy Solitude Instead of Feeling Lonely

Feelings of loneliness have always been an issue. The pandemic has only magnified this as we continue to social distance and so many means of congregation remain shut down. Covid or no Covid, it is always a good time to learn ways…
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9 Ways Solo Agers Can Create a Care Plan that Really Works
3 months ago

9 Ways Solo Agers Can Create a Care Plan that Really Works

By  •  Caregiving

In a previous article, Building an Aging Alone Plan, I pointed out that living alone as we get older doesn’t support optimal health. And, if we’re smart, we’re building a strategy to create support and close ties. Another common theme…
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One Traveler’s Experience of Finding Joy in Isolation
4 months ago

One Traveler’s Experience of Finding Joy in Isolation

By  •  Lifestyle

When the pandemic first hit the U.S. in 2020, like so many others, I wondered how I would cope. Would this be a devastating hardship, or could it be an opportunity to look at life in a different way? There were so many unknowns that business…
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Senior Isolation Meets Creative Solution
4 months ago

Senior Isolation Meets Creative Solution

I fell into a mission for older people, not through caregiving as many think (that would come later) but through singing. Tired of playing in casinos and night clubs, I went into a senior community and started singing to the residents…
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4 Things Most People Don’t Get About Loneliness After 50
5 months ago

4 Things Most People Don’t Get About Loneliness After 50

By  •  Lifestyle

I encountered loneliness in my late teens. Even though I was born into a large family and connected with friends through school and university, I felt the acute existential loneliness that comes with an inquiring mind…
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