Loneliness is a huge health risk for us all. Here are ways to create more high-quality connections.
While COVID-19 has exacted a huge toll on those coping with a chronic disease, few have suffered more than older adults struggling with dementia.
A long-delayed visit with a septuagenarian friend reminds me how pandemic-induced isolation can threaten our well-being nearly as much as the virus itself.
Who knew that our springtime of social isolation could spark so much conviviality?
The COVID-19 pandemic is forcing millions of elderly Americans to stay at home, where they’re forced to confront another major health challenge: loneliness.
With the aging population far outpacing the resources of caregivers, robotics seems to be a plausible solution — until you consider the consequences.
Despite the allure of a simpler life away from society, new research suggests I’ll be healthier if I stay in touch with friends and family.
A new study suggests geezers are more serene than younger folks, a fact that may explain why my wife and I have survived a home renovation project.
A new study suggests that older folks go to the doctor more often not because they're sick, but because they're lonely.
How loneliness can affect long-term health.
Feeling cut off from others can do more than make you sad - it can make you sick.