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!

12 months ago

One Traveler’s Experience of Finding Joy in Isolation

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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1 year 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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1 year 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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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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1 year 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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1 year ago

Don’t Be Afraid to Retire Solo – You Are Not Alone!

I recently gave myself permission to retire solo.

I had been spending a lot of time thinking about what the future would look like for me as a single woman and a solo entrepreneur. (I am solo both personally and professionally.) Read More

1 year ago

Dealing with Loneliness after 50 – Sixty and Me 2020 Survey

Loneliness is a large and complex issue. Last year, I reached out to members of the community to ask you about your experiences with loneliness and over 1000 of you responded. It showed me that we needed to do more…

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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

2 years ago

6 Ways to Reimagine Your Life After the Empty Nest

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

2 years ago

Confessions of a Lonely Woman: Overcoming Loneliness Starts with Yourself

A lonely woman. Aren’t these powerful, dare I say, almost ugly words? Conjuring up someone pathetic, perhaps? Someone you probably don’t want to know? Read More