Tag Archive | "loneliness"

Like Hunger Or Thirst, Loneliness In Older People Can Be Eased

It’s widely believed that older age is darkened by persistent loneliness. But a considerable body of research confirms this isn’t the case.

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Loneliness hurts: Health about more than disease

Grandma’s cholesterol is OK, but maybe the doctor should be asking about her social life, too. New research suggests factors such as loneliness and whether they’ve broken any bones since middle age also play a role in the well-being of older adults.

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9 Tips to deal with grief, loneliness during the holidays

The holidays aren’t always a time of cheer and joy for everyone — especially for those dealing with the sudden loss of a loved one.

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Family gatherings: Opportunity to assess elder’s health, loneliness

While Americans tend to associate the holidays with togetherness, joyful occasions and feelings of warmth and happiness, the season can also worsen feelings of loneliness and isolation for some people.

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