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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 Ways to Combat Senior Isolation This Holiday Season
1 year ago

4 Ways to Combat Senior Isolation This Holiday Season

According to the AARP, 51 percent of people over 75 live alone. That’s 15 million people in the U.S., including 27 percent over 65. Of those numbers, 26 percent face an increased risk of death due to subjective feeling of loneliness. Read More

5 Ways to Avoid Loneliness in Retirement (#4 is Free and Could Change Your Life)
1 year ago

5 Ways to Avoid Loneliness in Retirement (#4 is Free and Could Change Your Life)

Most boomer women have a strong work ethic and derive a great sense of identity from their work. After all, many of us started working when we were 15 and have worked for 45 years, so when work ends, there is often a huge void in our lives. This leaves many of us looking for ways to avoid loneliness in retirement. Read More

5 Ways to Combat Feelings of Loneliness as a Caregiver
1 year ago

5 Ways to Combat Feelings of Loneliness as a Caregiver

Caregivers are usually dependable, persistent, detailed, vigilant – and seemingly tireless. But not many people would characterize caregivers as lonely. Yet as a caregiver, I have experienced many periods of loneliness. Depending on your circumstances, you may feel the same way. Read More

4 Dangers of Being a Single Introvert in Your 60s
2 years ago

4 Dangers of Being a Single Introvert in Your 60s

Being an aging single introvert, I find that I am now more confident in recognizing and stating my need to be alone. At the same time, when I’m in a social setting, I’m also more confident than I used to be – maybe because I have had the time to recharge my inner battery. Read More

6 Ways to Reimagine Your Life After the Empty Nest
2 years ago

6 Ways to Reimagine Your Life After the Empty Nest

By  •  Family

Turning a new chapter as your children leave home can be a powerful moment to claim who you are more fully and explore new horizons for your life! Read More

The Growing Trend of Older Women Living Alone
2 years ago

The Growing Trend of Older Women Living Alone

After a very emotional and fast-moving turn of events, my partner of 18 years was bundled into a car by his concerned daughter, and I watched them drive away, feeling very alone.  Read More

How a “Running Away from Home Soirée” Feeds the Soul
2 years ago

How a “Running Away from Home Soirée” Feeds the Soul

By  •  Family

I’ve been busy since my mother passed away three months ago. I have been re-orienting myself to a new status: A Parentless Adult. Read More

4 Powerful Ways to Succeed When Aging Alone
2 years ago

4 Powerful Ways to Succeed When Aging Alone

I recently had the pleasure of speaking with Carol Marak on the issue of aging alone. Read More

How a Pot of Soup Can Be a Cure for Loneliness After 60
2 years ago

How a Pot of Soup Can Be a Cure for Loneliness After 60

I listened to a program about loneliness and was struck by how much of it there is in society today. We’ve become isolated by the very technology that was designed to connect us. Read More

Should Governments Get More Involved in Fighting Loneliness? This Country Thinks So!
2 years ago

Should Governments Get More Involved in Fighting Loneliness? This Country Thinks So!

Over the last few decades, governments across the world have taken an increasingly active role in promoting public health. They encourage flu shots, help to coordinate responses to epidemics, invest in basic science and more specialized medical research and create a safety net for low income families that need access to doctors. Read More