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    65 And Older All Things Health Family Health and Longevity

    Death by Loneliness in Seniors

    May 15, 2018
    isolated senior woman

    According to recent studies and the AARP, loneliness and isolation is ranked with health outcomes similar to cardiovascular and heart disease. In fact, some studies show feeling alone produces mortality outcomes equal to smoking a pack of cigarettes or being 100 lbs over weight. Really? Yes. Loneliness and isolation are directly related to depression and chronic illness in aging adults. Doctors and nurses are likely to notice as the person the senior regularly sees. But we’re seeing positive engagement activities is…

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  • Grandchildren
    65 And Older Family

    Visiting With My Grandchild

    Every April I look forward to a visit from my daughter and my grandson (we call him G), they live in New Jersey.  I look forward to this visit because I don’t get to…

    April 9, 2018
  • Different Hobbies
    65 And Older Family Personal Growth

    Hobbies

    My Hobbies I have never had a hobby in my 65 years. I’ve always been too busy with work or school, so I never really thought about what I was good at.  My daughter-in-law…

    March 22, 2018
  • Compassion
    65 And Older Family Personal Growth

    Mom’s Exit Plan

    Mom’s Exit Plan Here I am 65 taking care of my 86-year-old mother and my disabled son, discussing her end of life transition.  Believe me, I didn’t ask for this nor do I want…

    March 16, 2018
  • Picture of Family
    65 And Older Family

    A Shift in Times

    photo Via Google Shortly after WWII, large families  became the norm and prosperity ensued. It actually was a period of complete economic bliss that was magical and many feel won’t be duplicated any time soon.…

    March 7, 2018
  • Old TV
    Family Technology

    Best Way To Watch TV

      Hello to all our readers here at LA65. I would say good evening but depending on where you are you might be drinking something caffeinated rather than thinking about going to bed. As the…

    March 5, 2018
  • The brain
    Family

    Tourette Syndrome

    Tourette – What It Is Since the age of 5, my middle son developed this devastating neurological disorder.  I had always thought he was a rambunctious child.  During a visit at my parents’ we…

    February 9, 2018
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