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Older Adults Facing Isolation, Despair As COVID-19 Continues

As states relax coronavirus restrictions, older adults are advised, in most cases, to keep sheltering in place. But for some, the burden of isolation and uncertainty is becoming hard to bear.

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Home Life During The Pandemic Differs Between Sexes

While many Americans agree that the coronavirus is changing life at home on an unprecedented scale, men and women report significant differences in their views and behavior.

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Seniors: Programs Struggle To Reach Vulnerable At Home

Older adults who otherwise might have had chronic illness checkups may now deteriorate at home, unnoticed. If they don’t go out, their mobility could become compromised, a risk for decline.

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Seniors Feel Isolated When Brakes Put On Driving Privileges

Whether it’s going to the local grocery store or to a friend’s home, driving a car plays a major role among seniors seeking to maintain their independence. 

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Feel Like The Last Friend Standing? How To Cultivate New Buds 

As baby boomers age, more and more folks will reach their 80s, 90s. They will not only lose friends but face the daunting task of making new friends.

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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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