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Loneliness Is Rampant: A Simple Call, Or Hug, May Be A Cure

The stranger’s call came when Dianne Green needed it most. Alone in the home where she’d raised four kids, grieving recently deceased relatives, too fearful of COVID-19 to see her grandkids and great-grandbabies, she had never felt lonelier. 

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65+ and Lonely? You Don’t Need Another Prescription

Lonely, older adults are nearly twice as likely to use opioids to ease pain and two-and-a-half times more likely to use sedatives and anti-anxiety medications.

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Older Loved Ones Need Extra Care During The Pandemic

Mask orders. Constant cleaning. Quarantine. The COVID-19 pandemic has completely changed how many older people live.

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Depression And Loneliness During COVID-19

Americans experienced more depression and loneliness during the early COVID-19 pandemic.

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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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Don’t Be A Scam Artist’s Next Target

Believing that fraud can’t happen to us, because we’re too smart, logical or informed, may make us more vulnerable.

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