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Loneliness Associated With Memory Loss

Prolonged loneliness in adults over 65 may be an important risk factor for accelerated memory aging, according to a new study.

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Social Isolation, Loneliness Increase Heart Disease Risk In older Women

During the pandemic, social distancing has been encouraged to reduce the spread of COVID-19. But a new study reveals as much as a 27 percent increase in heart disease risk in postmenopausal women who experience both high levels of social isolation and loneliness.

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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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