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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!

5 Ways to Enjoy Solitude Instead of Feeling Lonely
1 week 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
1 week 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
1 month 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
2 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
3 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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In Your 60s and Solo? Embrace It! Being Single Over 60 Is Trendy!
3 months ago

In Your 60s and Solo? Embrace It! Being Single Over 60 Is Trendy!

Are you in your 60s and single? Whether you find yourself solo by choice or by chance, embrace your independence! You’re certainly not alone. There were just over 40 million adults ages 65 and older in 2014, representing 13 percent…
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Living on Solo Security: 4 Keys to Living Alone Without the Worries
3 months ago

Living on Solo Security: 4 Keys to Living Alone Without the Worries

By  •  Mindset

Living by yourself? Join the crowd. The number of adults ages 45 to 64 who live alone has grown by more than 20 percent over the past decade alone. In 2020, the numbers worldwide reach 330 million people. Solo dwellers report…
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How Solo People Cope in Isolation
4 months ago

How Solo People Cope in Isolation

Learning to live in isolation is something many of us have had to do in the past few months. Some have coped better than others but for us all, it’s a challenge. Many people, women in particular, had already learned how to live…
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Depression Awareness Month: Mental Health Resources Covered by Medicare
5 months ago

Depression Awareness Month: Mental Health Resources Covered by Medicare

October is Depression Awareness Month, depression being a serious mental health disorder that is plaguing Americans now more than ever due to the pandemic. In June, 31% of U.S. adults reported struggling with symptoms…
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Dealing with Loneliness after 50 – The Sixty and Me 2020 Survey Results
5 months ago

Dealing with Loneliness after 50 – The Sixty and Me 2020 Survey Results

Loneliness is a large and complex issue. Despite so many convenient ways to connect, including texting, social media and FaceTime, we’re the most socially connected society in the midst of a loneliness epidemic. Sadly, at some point…
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