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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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Can Cats Improve Mental State And Health?

Foster cats are being placed with people 60 and older, and researchers are evaluating the impact of the companionship.

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Understanding Loneliness In Older Adults: Tailoring A Solution

For years, Dr. Linda Fried offered older patients who complained of being lonely what seemed to be sensible guidance. “Go out and find something that matters to you,” she would say.

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Loneliness Is a Serious Health Issue

More and more people, particularly older adults, are grappling with loneliness year-round.

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The Social And Health Consequences Of Loneliness

A growing body of research points to loneliness as an impending epidemic with an enormous impact on the health of individuals and society.

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