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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!

11 months 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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11 months 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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1 year ago

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

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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1 year ago

How Technology Can Help Ease Social Isolation

A study of more than half a million people in the UK and Canada has linked social isolation to signs of Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias. More than a third of people worldwide over 50 live alone. In addition to the toll cited above, social isolation…

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1 year ago

The Battle Against Senior Loneliness: 5 Ways to Make New Habits That Keep You Engaged

Loneliness is a funny thing; it can sneak up on you when you least expect it. Have you found that you’re not socializing as much at this point in your life? Maybe you’ve stepped away from your full-time job where people were only a fingertip away…

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1 year ago

Building an Aging Alone Plan – Solving the Solo Epidemic

Living alone is a luxury for single people. In my case, I relish having total privacy. It’s because I grew up sharing a bedroom with a sibling. Then, I left home for college and moved into a dorm, only to share another small room…

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1 year ago

How to Fight the Feeling of Being Alone During the Holidays (Video)

Living solo doesn’t necessarily equate to having no family members, a partner or adult children. Simply put, it means we’re alone most of the time. For many single individuals, we celebrate the holidays and special events on our own…

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1 year ago

4 Positive Ways to Deal with Loneliness Over the Holidays

We can be sailing along just fine – independent, self-contained, pursuing our own interests, plenty of friends, regular contact with family members, and then boom! – the holidays come upon us and we feel like our ship starts to sink…

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1 year ago

5 Ways to Start Enjoying Your Own Company

As the temperature drops and the nights draw in, many of us will be spending more time at home. While there are plenty of benefits to this, such as having cosy evenings snuggled up with a good film or more time to get stuck into home-based…

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1 year 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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