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How to Recognize Senior Loneliness Before It Becomes a Problem

by Matt Myers

Though we live in an age where we can easily communicate with friends and family, humans are lonelier now than ever before. A 2018 survey found that nearly half of U.S. adults reported feelings of loneliness “sometimes” or “always".

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The Best Video Chat Services for Seniors, Ranked

by Matt Myers

Video chatting is an easy way to stay in touch with far-away loved ones. We know that hearing a person’s voice on the telephone can be a great comfort for lonely seniors.

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How to Overcome Loneliness While Socially Isolated

by Matt Myers

Senior isolation is a public health risk to elderly people across the United States. This experience significantly increases the risk of premature death, dementia, and depression, and it can lead to social withdrawal and unhappiness.

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Safety Product Checklist for the Senior Home

by Matt Myers

Seasonal changes are a good reminder to take stock of home safety. Like with cleaning out the house in spring, the beginning of fall can be an opportunity for homeowners to check on their safety products.

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The Mental and Physical Benefits of Fishing

by Matt Myers

We know that 2020 has been a difficult year for most people. With fewer opportunities for socializing and self-care, many seniors are struggling to maintain mental and physical health.

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5 End-of-Summer Activities for Seniors

by Matt Myers

The seasons are shifting yet again. The days are growing shorter and the temperature is beginning to drop, allowing for a new range of senior-friendly activities.

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Know the Signs of a Female Heart Attack

by Matt Myers

Most people know the signs of a heart attack: sharp chest pain, shortness of breath, and eventual loss of consciousness. However, far fewer people know the signs of a female heart attack.

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What is "Aging in Place?"

by Matt Myers

A lot of senior resources use the term “aging in place.” While some of our users may be familiar with the phrase, its meaning isn’t necessarily intuitive.

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How to Talk to Lonely Parents About Holiday Plans

by Matt Myers

Nobody expected the world to change so drastically in 2020, yet here we are. With an ongoing pandemic, travel restrictions, and continued shutdowns, Americans are bracing for the end of the summer.

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Why You May Need a Medical Alert Device

by Matt Myers

People purchase medical alert systems for a variety of reasons. As you likely know, age is among the most common motivations for investing in a system.

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