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!

1 year ago

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

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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1 year 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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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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2 years 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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2 years 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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2 years 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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2 years 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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2 years 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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2 years 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

2 years 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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