Is the Internet Isolating the Elderly?

Online Business is Convenient but not Senior-Friendly In the United Kingdom, e-commerce, online bill pay, and social networking are something of a revolution. In fact, some government officials predict that nearly all business will be conducted online in a little over a decade. This is good news for lots of people and companies, which will […]

Addressing Negative Thoughts Most Effective In Fighting Loneliness

The University of Chicago Medical Center recently published news about a study conducted there which indicates that in some cases, social intervention may be as effective as medications for combating loneliness and depression in the elderly.  According to the press release announcing the results of the study: Changing how a person perceives and thinks about […]

Avoiding the Dangers of Loneliness for the Elderly

How the Elderly can Avoid Loneliness As the world becomes more and more accessible to all, and relocation becomes a common theme for aspiring young professionals, kids, grandkids, and other relatives often move hundreds or thousands of miles away. While this may have a profound impact on a child’s career trajectory, long term educational benefits […]