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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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Restoring A Sense of Belonging: The Importance Of Casual Relationships

In May, Vincent Keenan traveled from Chicago to Charlottesville, Virginia, for a wedding — his first trip out of town since the start of the pandemic.

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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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Impulse Buying: Is There A Way To Stop?

You have probably often said to yourself: “This time, I will only buy what I need!” But then you still ended up coming home with things that were not on your shopping list.

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Managing Post-Pandemic Social Anxiety

Now, as more people get vaccinated, infection rates slow and restrictions loosen across the country, many are experiencing the joy of finally reconnecting with family and friends.

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Older Adults Engaged In Risky Drinking During Pandemic

s many older adults get back to normal life across the United States thanks to high rates of vaccination and lower COVID-19 activity, a new poll suggests many should watch their alcohol intake.

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