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Social Isolation Among Caregivers

Caregiving is not easy, not for the caregiver and not for the person receiving care. The ongoing demands of caring for someone else can strain even the most resilient person. That’s why caregivers must ask for help and take a break when they need it. The lack of social interaction and stimulation from individuals other […]

Isolation Among Adults

As we age, circumstances in our lives often change. We retire from a job, friends move away or health issues convince us to eliminate or restrict driving. When changes like these occur, we may not fully realize how they will affect our ability to stay connected and engaged and how much they can impact our […]

Loneliness in Caregivers

Caregivers often feel like they cannot set aside their caregiving responsibilities to connect with their friends as they used to. This is particularly the case for family caregivers. This can lead to loneliness and depression. It’s important to be on the lookout for social isolation in caregivers. Here are some things to consider: Have they […]

Loneliness in PLWD

As people age they often find themselves spending more time at home alone. This can affect their health and well-being. Loneliness may also be bad for brain health. It has been linked to poorer cognitive function and higher risk for dementia, including and especially for Alzheimer’s disease. There are things one can do to help […]