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Addressing Isolation & Loneliness

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Loneliness can be a real problem for elders or those who live with a chronic condition or degenerative disorder and it can possibly lead to depression. These articles feature studies and experts weighing in on how to alleviate loneliness in your loved one’s life.

People can feel lonely or bored or helpless at any age, but these can become chronic feelings for many elders. Often when people try to help someone who is ill or disabled, they inadvertently exacerbate such feelings by doing too much. Learn how you can do just the right amount for someone who needs assistance but still wants to feel valuable.