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Posts tagged with “loneliness”

The Loneliness Factor

Loneliness -- it's one of the most serious obstacles to good nutrition that your senior loved one could face. The elderly, when home alone, face significant socialization challenges, particularly when it comes to lack of shared mealtime experiences.

Blue Mood Be Gone

For Seniors Who Suffer From Loneliness and Depression, Help is Available

Senior Hoarding Issues

You enter your dad's home and can't believe the stacks of stuff that have accumulated on every flat surface: piles of newspapers and mail everywhere, the medicine cabinet overflowing with 10 years worth of hair spray (despite his being bald), heaps of dirty laundry on the bed so there is no place for him to sleep. You wonder how it got this bad. Learn steps you can take to recognize and help de-clutter your senior's life.

10 Reasons Seniors Hang On To Stuff

Taking the approach, just throw the junk out, does not take the senior's situation into mind. It does not address the real reasons behind why seniors want to hold on to items. This list of ten reasons will help you approach the subject of clutter in a more diplomatic matter.

Senior Depression and Loneliness: Dealing with the Loss of Friends

You've just attended the third funeral of a close friend within a year's time. The toll of all these losses is starting to wear on you emotionally. You'd like more support from your family, but how do you ask?

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Senior depression and loneliness

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