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Seek Out Others After Death of Spouse

Picking up the pieces after the death of a spouse can take time. But when older adults are ready, encourage them to rejoin the world with their time and talents.

Social Isolation: Loneliness Could be Deadly (Canada)

Romance Thrives in Long-Term Relationships, Study Reveals

Death or divorce creates a painful void. Help ensure that your senior loved ones who are widowed or divorced have companionship in their lives.

Nutrition and Companionship: A Recipe for Healthy Aging

Nutrition and Companionship: A Recipe for Healthy Aging (CA)

Lonely elderly man looking at camera.

Senior Loneliness: Take Initiative to Reconnect

Seniors might have to take the initiative to overcome lack of companionship by finding the right time to connect with their families or by seeking other outlets for friendship. Remember that Home Instead Senior Care is always there as well, providing companionship and support.

Senior with her pet dog.

Community Volunteers Key to Helping Seniors Keep Pets

Dogs and cats can be a wonderful therapy — mentally and physically — for many senior loved ones, so making an extra effort to accommodate their pets will pay off. Sometime seniors who are struggling with aging issues need help to keep their four-legged friends healthy and well maintained.

Senior Dating: How to React When Mom Gets a Boyfriend

5 Questions to Ask Before Getting a Senior a Pet

How to Reclaim Your Life: 5 Tips to Break Out of Isolation

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