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Delaware Researcher: Loneliness Could Weaken Immune System

By: Mark Eichmann | Whyy.org Roy Orbison sang, “Only the lonely know this feeling ain’t right.” Thanks to the ...

5 Tips For Combating Loneliness During Lock Down

By: Bianca Miller Cole | Forbes Photo: horizontal background woman in isolation at home for virus outbreak or ...

Lockdown Loneliness Triggers Brain Cravings Similar To Hunger

By: Hanna Sparks | New York Post People are starving for human contact. As the US approaches nearly ...

Older Adults Could Suffer From Extreme Loneliness While Social Distancing

By: Alex Whittler | Fox5 Atlanta Not only do adults 65 and older make up 80% of coronavirus deaths ...

The New Pandemic: Loneliness

By: Diana Raab PhD | The Empowerment Diary Just about everyone experiences loneliness at some point in their ...

13 Ways To Beat Loneliness During Quarantine When You Live By Yourself

By: Tamara Sanon | YourTango.com You're home alone, living your best life. Almost all of us started 2020 ...

Loneliness And Stress Can Make You More Prone To COVID-19, If Exposed. Here’s How To Combat Those Feelings

By: Brittany Britto | Houston Chronicle Sara Wesley, 19, and Abby Wesley, 9, talk over video chat with ...

Loneliness Can Make You Sick

By: Michael Roizen, M.D. and Mehmet Oz, M.D. | TexarkanaGazette.com "We don't heal in isolation, but in community," ...

Loneliness Endangers The Body As Well: How To Stay Connected With Elderly Loved Ones

By: Anne Neumann | The Guardian Photograph: Dominic Lipinski/PA ‘We need to make sure that residents know that ...

Cherishing Connections That Relieve Loneliness

By: Marge McMillen | The Buffalo News I was born an only child. Those of you with siblings ...

Tools To Not Be Lonely While Social Distancing

By: Brendan O'Connor | Bungalower Top-down mandates to stay home and keep your distance could very well save ...

How To Cope With Stress And Loneliness During The Coronavirus Outbreak, According To Experts

Gabrielle Sorto | AOL.com The global coronavirus pandemic has forced people around the world to embrace a new ...

17 Easy Things To Do When You’re Feeling Lonely

By: Aryelle Siclait | Women's Health None of them include a Netflix marathon. Whether you're feeling down about ...

One Good Thing: Chalk Your Walk, Messages Of Love An Encouragement During Coronavirus Crisis

By: Teresa Pellicano | News 8 Conn. (WTNH) — People all around Connecticut are spreading positivity and happiness ...

Getting Old Has Often Meant Loneliness. It’s About To Get Worse

By: Will Peischel | Mother Jones Isolation can have serious health effects for older people. When some of ...

Combating Loneliness During Days Of Social Distancing

By: David Taffet | Dallas Voice Members of Resource Center’s Grief Support Group for people who have lost ...

Expert Advice From Dr. Ramon Solhkhah On Managing Stress In The Time Of Coronavirus

By: Laurie Pine | Seton Hall University As Setonians and all New Jerseyans are being asked to "stay ...

Making The Call

By: Victor Imbimbo | Thrive Global How to reach out to your loved one in the age of ...

Dealing With Loneliness And Isolation: Five Top Tips

By: The Church Of England Find simple ways to deal with loneliness and isolation. Download a PDF of ...

In A Time Of Distancing Due To Coronavirus, The Health Threat Of Loneliness Looms

By: Carissa Soukup | Stat People in Italy "gather" on balconies at certain hours to play music, sing, ...

Loneliness Drives Return To Classic Pastime

By: Carissa Soukup | The Independent Cruise nights are pleasant diversions for many communities As COVID-19 keeps people ...

Healthy Living: Combating Loneliness During ‘Stay At Home’ Order

By: Ali Bradley | Q13 Fox SEATTLE — Maintaining healthy social connections is essential to our emotional and ...

EWC Is Providing Tips To Stave Off Loneliness And Depression

By: Will Wodka | NBC Nebraska Scottsbluff TORRINGTON, Wyo. - (KNEP) - An Eastern Wyoming College doctor provides tips ...

The Benefits of Volunteering

By: Annesley Abercorn | Founder & Chairman of the Dream Ball Lending a helping hand shows others that ...

Coronavirus isolation a dilemma for senior citizens

By: Dara Kam | News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE — “Social distancing,” ending visitation at nursing homes and ...

CallMyMom Offers Free Help to Combat Loneliness in Seniors and Support Social Distancing Efforts Nationwide

By: Online Staff D | The Boca Raton Tribune Boca Raton, FL – An industry leader in providing ...

Your tips for staying positive in these anxious times

By: CNN I don’t know about you, but I’ve been reading, walking and embroidering more this week than ...

Older Adults Face A Double-Whammy: Vulnerability To The Coronavirus And Loneliness

By: Miriam Wasser | wbur - CommonHealth Jane Poncia is 87 years old and lives with her cat, ...

Loneliness And Stress May Put You At Greater Risk For COVID-19

By: Marla Milling | Forbes “Stay home.” That’s the advice of health experts as they urge the public ...

MENTAL HEALTH AND COVID-19, EXPERT SHARES ADVICE

By: actionnewsnow.com BUTTE COUNTY, Calif. – Action News Now spoke to Butte County Behavioral Health Officer, Holli Drobny. She ...

Beaufort County teacher offers words of encouragement to students while they work from home

By: Riley Miller | WJCL 22ABC HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. — (WJCL) - People everywhere are working to ...

Editorial: Compassion, empathy and encouragement in coronavirus era

By: Amanda Ray | Yakima Herald-Republic We have found ourselves, not by choice but by fate, cast in ...

Stay Positive: Loungefly Shares Words Of Encouragement Through Social Media

By: Hannah Leigh | insidethemagic.net With so much going on in the world today, it can be easy ...

The Coronavirus Could Cause a Social Recession

By: Vivek H. Murthy & Alice T. Chen | The Atlantic Economic slowdowns are easy to measure, but the ...

Things you can do to fight loneliness, boredom while self-isolating for COVID-19

By: The State of New Mexico SANTA FE – Social distancing to limit spread of COVID-19 doesn’t have ...

Social Connection Boosts Health, Even When You’re Isolated

By: Emma Seppälä Ph.D. | Psychology Today Social connection is key to health and happiness. Even when you're ...

Preventing senior loneliness during the COVID-19 pandemic

By: Hannah Ray Lambert | KOIN 6 Experts say loneliness is as serious a health risk as smoking, ...

Take Steps to Counter the Loneliness of Social Distancing

By: Jane E. Brody | The New York Times Attempts to avoid coronavirus can increase the risk of ...

Quarantine Cooking For Foodies:
Make Your Own Pasta

By: Amy Drew Thompson | Orlando Sentinel Making pasta is time-consuming, but offers an opportunity to practice the ...

Letter: Pandemic Threatens
Our Mental Health, Too

By: The Columbus Dispatch As our attentions and anxieties are being alerted by the physical challenges of COVID-19 and as ...

Games For Social Connectedness

By: Cassie Baralis | Games For Change This is a guest blog post written by Rachel Kowert, PhD ...

Amanda Ripley: Four Ways To Help Prevent Loneliness While You’re Social Distancing

By: Amanda Ripley | West Central Tribune Summary: Loneliness creates a kind of toxic chain reaction in our ...

Loneliness And The Threat To Your Health

By: Beth Bond | Edmonds Beacon New, scientific studies are showing an actual difference in cell activity in ...

How To Be Alone, But Not Lonely, Despite The Coronavirus

By: Sarah McCammon | WGBH As a writer, Lily Burana already spends a lot of time working alone ...

Coronavirus: How to battle loneliness and stay connected when you’re in lockdown

By: Michelle H Lim and Johanna Badcock COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus, is a challenge ...

Housing associations look to ease loneliness as tenants are asked to self-isolate because of coronavirus

By: Dominic Brady | Inside Housing Housing associations have drawn up plans to tackle feelings of loneliness as ...

COVID-19 poses an unequal risk of isolation and loneliness

By: Carrie Henning-Smith, Opinion Contributor | The Hill The current COVID-19 pandemic is a visceral reminder of the ...

Loneliness Is a Pandemic Too (And Here’s What We Can Do About It)

By: Celeste Headlee | Glamour In many ways, modern society is both better positioned to handle a pandemic ...

Coronavirus Quarantine: How To Cope With Social Isolation During Pandemic

By: Fox News We know to wash our hands, sanitise surfaces and practice social distancing to protect our physical health during the ongoing COVID-19 crisis ...

Portland Rabbi Advises Avoiding Loneliness In A Time Of Social Distancing

By: John Notarianni | opb.org The spread of the novel coronavirus has people across the country worrying about ...

Coronavirus And Mental Health: How To Combat Loneliness, Depression During Social Distancing

By: Stephanie Stahl | philadelphia.cbslocal.com PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — As social distancing and self-quarantine become more common to prevent ...

Coronavirus precautions come with a side effect: loneliness

By: Sarah Feldberg | San Francisco Chronicle On March 5, Curtis Bradford went to the grocery store. He ...

Why the invisible coronavirus threat triggers hoarding behavior

By: Rio Lacanlale | Las Vegas Review-Journal In the days following the first reported coronavirus case in Nevada, ...

3 Psychological Nutrients for a Fulfilling Life

By: Diane Malaspina, Therapeutic Specialist at Yoga Medicine® | thriveglobal.com We live in a busy time with high ...

AHA News: If You Hunker Down Against Coronavirus, Don’t Stop Reaching Out, Experts Say

By: healthday.com FRIDAY, March 13, 2020 (American Heart Association News) -- As more communities deal with outbreaks of ...

Loneliness in the time of the corona virus

By: Mohammed Almezel, Editor at Large | gulfnews.com A man sits in his living room, with a cheeseburger ...

Bursack: Mom won’t socialize with ‘old people,’ despite loneliness

By: Carol Bradley Bursack | wctrib.com Dear Carol: My 79-year-old mother lives alone in her condo and is ...

Reasons for Loneliness May Differ by Generation

By: Rick Nauert PhD - Associate News Editor | psychcentral.com New research suggests loneliness persists in equal measure ...

If you hunker down against coronavirus, don’t stop reaching out, experts say

By: American Heart Association News | poconorecord.com As more communities deal with outbreaks of COVID-19, those at risk ...

How to Manage Loneliness During a Pandemic

By: Guy Winch Ph.D. | psychologytoday.com Millions of people around the world are under self-quarantine and many more ...

Corona virus will also cause a loneliness epidemic

By: Ezra Klein | vox.com Deborah Johnson Lanholm, 63, lives in Sicklerville, New Jersey. A retired nurse, she’s ...

How to fight loneliness during corona virus social distancing

By: Rachel Thompson | mashable.com The world is currently battling "the worst public health crisis for a generation" ...

The Overwhelming Loneliness of a World Emptied by Coronavirus

By: Adriane Quinlan | vice.com The corona virus pandemic is shutting down museums, theaters, and clubs. It’s forcing ...

Loneliness amid social distancing

By: Kortney Lockey | valleynewslive.com FARGO, N.D. (Valley News Live) -- As people are being isolated because of ...

Between connectedness and isolation

The unknown territory of the lockdown. By: Sonia Weyers, Gestalt-therapist, Speaker, Author, Leader of Happiness Workshops at Eudokima ...

The Overwhelming Loneliness Of A World Emptied By Coronavirus

By: Adriane Quinlan | Vice.com The coronavirus pandemic is shutting down museums, theaters, and clubs. It’s forcing fashion ...

For The Love Of Relationships – Relational bucket list

By: Joneen Mackenzie | villagerpublishing.com What is on your “Bucket List” regarding the health of your relationships? You ...

iCare-funded initiative delivers social and economic benefits

By: Mina Martin | insurancebusinessmag.com An iCare Foundation-funded initiative has been recognised for its groundbreaking social prescribing approach ...

How to network in the age of Coronavirus

By: Rachel Weingarten | theladders.com A particularly gregarious friend called me in near panic this morning. “My boss ...

Where to start creating boundaries when you have none

By: Juliette Mullen, Life & Resilience Coach, Self Care Expert at ClearQuartz Clarity Ltd We’ve all been there, ...

Dr. Jeff Kane: Loneliness And Health

By: Dr. Jeff Kane | The Union Many years ago I worked for F.R.E.E.D., our local agency that ...

“How Extremely Busy Executives Make Time To Be Great Parents”, With Dr. Ely Weinschneider, Katie Wells & Seth Spears

By: Dr. Ely Weinschneider, Psy.D., Psychologist and Relationship Expert The research is abundant on the importance of family time. ...

Separation Stings: Study Finds Social Isolation May Cause Physical Inflammation

By: John Anderer | Study Finds GUILDFORD, England — Cancelled weekend plans and unanswered text messages always tend ...

How Loneliness Might Increase Inflammation In Your Body

By: Indo-Asian News Service Researchers have found that social isolation and loneliness could be associated with increased inflammation ...

The PEARLS to Ending Loneliness in Older Adults

By: Jinga Oglesby-Brihm, MSN, APRN, NP-C, Dr. Susan Bulfin, DNP, APRN, FNP-BC Dr. Lenny Chiang-Hanisko, RN, PhD, Joe ...

Loneliness and isolation in the elderly: Improving care provision

By: openaccessgovernment.org Helen Fuller, Managing Director at Care 4 Quality, discusses loneliness and isolation in the elderly, highlighting how care ...

Loneliness, Social Isolation in Seniors Need Urgent Attention

By: Megan Brooks | medscape.com Healthcare systems need to take urgent action to address social isolation and loneliness ...

Community: Fighting loneliness at the public library

By: kenoshanews.com According to a report released by Cigna, loneliness is at epidemic levels in America. In fact, ...

Gray Matters: Volunteering is life-changing experience

By: Maggie Kraft | Times Standard You can’t even throw a rock these days without hitting an article ...

Training, technology improvements needed to reduce social isolation in seniors: report

By: Lois A. Bowers | McKnight's Senior Living Improved direct care worker training and technology could help relieve ...

Seniors’ loneliness epidemic

By: Caitlin Owens | AXIOS We're failing to address seniors' social isolation, a serious public health threat, according ...

The Health Care Crisis No One Is Talking About

By: Rep. David Trone (D-Md.), Opinion Contributor | TheHill.com There are certain issues that you’d expect to be ...

Lonely In A Crowd

By: Mukund Acharya For India Currents An eight-year-old boy clutches his ball looking forlornly around the schoolyard at ...

50 Encouraging Quotes For When You Need A Little Positive Inspiration

By: Hayley Small For YourTango When you need a pick-me-up, these inspirational quotes have your back. Everyone has ...

Small Acts Play Big Role In Combating Loneliness

By: Rebecca Weitzel For The Business Times As American adults reach their late 70s and 80s, they are ...

Opinion: How To Avoid This Deadly Senior Trap

By: Paul Brandus For Marketwatch.com No doubt you’ve heard the phrase “dying of a lonely heart.” It’s true, ...

A Loneliness Epidemic

By: SantaMariaTimes.com As American adults reach their late 70s and 80s, they are increasingly reporting feelings of loneliness.

Loneliness Can Be As Bad for Your Health As Smoking

By: Juliana Valencia For NBC Washington Your connections with family and friends are good for more than just ...

Fighting the Loneliness Epidemic

By: Manfred F. R. Kets de Vries For Knowledge Insead How individuals and firms can take action when ...

Cigna Advances Commitment To Improving Mental Health In America

By: PR Newswire Cigna brings together World Champion Michael Phelps and 19th Surgeon General of the United States ...

Gina Barreca: The Loneliness Of The New Mother

By: Gina Barreca For Hartford Courant A mother holds her newborn. An estimated 400,000 women in the U.S. ...

Advice On Aging. Combating Loneliness Or Isolation

By: Frances Reaves For Islander News There are plenty of ways to help combat loneliness or isolation Studies ...

Hey Women, Find Yourself A Good Gal Pal. The Friendship Could Literally Save Your Life

By: Melissa Correa For Khou "Female social engagement is so important for our mental health," Dr. Rohr said. ...

Loneliness And How You Can Tackle It

By: Noel Wong For FMT Lifestyle It is a common occurrence to feel lonely from time to time. ...

Ending The Pain Of Loneliness

By: Rachel Gray For News Room UNSW social researcher Dr Sophie Lewis has been given an almost $400,000 ...

How To Stay Emotionally Strong When You’re Alone On Valentine’s Day

By: Amy Morin For Business Insider From engagement ring commercials to coworkers discussing their dinner reservations, February can ...

How To Cope With Valentines Day Loneliness

By: Patience Natukunda For Chimp Reports With only a couple of hours away from the much anticipated Valentine’s ...

Combating Senior Loneliness

By: Joanne Lehmann For Long Island Weekly Yearly physical exams and regular consultations with financial advisors and other ...

Experts suggest how to handle loneliness, grief around holiday

By: Tricia Kline For The Daily Item Loneliness is no respecter of persons. It can affect a person ...

Valley Coalition Studies Loneliness

By: Tribune Chronicle They are calling a new effort the Mahoning Valley Social Isolation and Loneliness Initiative “We ...

Nearly Two-Thirds Of Adults In US Report Feeling Lonely

By Megan Henry For The Columbus Dispatch Social isolation is on the rise in the United States and ...

There’s A Loneliness Epidemic In The U.S. Here’s What You Can Do About It

By: Dr. Payal Kohli For 9Health Expert Being lonely is as bad for you as smoking 15 cigarettes ...

Letting People Know That You Care’: Group Hugging Seniors Who Are Alone Ahead Of Valentine’s Day

By: Kaitlyn Ross For 11Alive Georgia has the 11th fastest growing population of senior citizens in the country, ...

“Human Beings Are Very Much Social Beings” With Fotis Georgiadis & Jed Shlackman

By: Fotis Georgiadis For Thrive Global Human beings are very much social beings. In many ways our lives ...

The Number Of Friends You Have Could Determine How Long You Live

By: Susannah Cahalan For New York Post We all know that friends are good for the soul, but ...

Americans Are Lonelier Than Ever. Here Are 20 Ways To Connect

By: Lisa Boone For Los Angeles Times It is a sad fact of American life that we are ...

How Chronic Loneliness Can Trigger Health Problems

By: Deborah Quilter For Next Avenue Last time you visited your doctor, did he or she ask if ...

The Public Health Threat No One Talks About: Loneliness

By: thePyramid Nearly half of all Americans daily wrestle with loneliness, especially those over the age of 65. ...

How To Be A Friend To Someone Who Is Lonely

By: Julie Pfitzinger For Next Avenue Hope Reiner has more than 30 years of experience working in the ...

Social Isolation and Loneliness: Health Effects on the Elderly

By: Sarah Kaminski For Leagal Reader Although the risks associated with social isolation are serious, battling them shouldn’t ...

How to Handle Valentine’s Day Loneliness, According to Experts

By: Victoria Moorhouse For PopSugar Despite the aisles and aisles of stuffed animals and cards filled with love-professing ...

Mind Matters: Love or loneliness this Valentine’s Day?

By: Dr. Julia Becker for Waco Today Valentine’s Day is a chance to celebrate love and connection. This ...

What You Do to Reduce Loneliness

By: Richard Eisenberg for NextAvenue.org Various surveys of older Americans have found that between 33% and 43% of ...

Care for the Alzheimers caregiver: Lonely and overwhelmed

By: Michael and Constance Wentworth Guest columnists for Globe Gazette "One is the loneliest number …” One of ...

Survey: Nearly two-thirds of adults report feeling lonely

By: Megan Henry for The Columbus Dispatch Americans are feeling increasingly isolated, and health care officials are warning ...

Loneliness has reached crisis point, but what’s being done to tackle it?

By: Lisa Niven-Phillips for Harper's Bazaar Feeling lonely? Ironically, you’re far from alone. A 2016 study by The ...

Loneliness Erodes Your Mental Health: How You Can Get Past This Toxic Emotion

By: Suzanne Kane for Psych Central “Loneliness is proof that your innate search for connection is intact.” – ...

Let’s Wage a War on Loneliness

By: Nicholas Kristof for The New York Times LONDON — We humans make a lonely crowd, and it’s killing us. ...

Consumer Awareness, Cost Perception Remain Top Challenges for Home Care Industry

By: Robert Holly for Home Health Care News Consumer awareness and perceptions regarding the cost of service remain significant ...

October Is Depression Awareness Month

By: CaringNews.com The leaves are falling, and so are Dad's spirits. He hasn't been watching his favorite football ...

New Cigna Study Reveals Loneliness At Epidemic Levels In America

By: Cigna.com Research Puts Spotlight on the Impact of Loneliness in the U.S. and Potential Root Causes BLOOMFIELD, ...

How to Find Affordable Alternatives to Assisted Living

When you’re looking for inexpensive alternatives to assisted living or a nursing home for your senior mom or ...

Senior Help Line: The Answer for Loneliness

Imagine for a moment what the world would be like if loneliness didn’t exist. Country musicians, for one, ...

Best Options for Eldercare: Resources for Caregivers

At first, it seemed like a great idea to bring your senior mom or dad home to live ...