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Idea from Katherine Walton

Title

Spotting loneliness in a senior loved one

Summary

Loneliness is more pervasive in our society now than it has ever been. It can do a great deal of damage to our physical and mental health. When you’re a caregiver for a senior loved one, you’re most likely the first one to notice if your loved one is struggling. This post aims to aid caregivers with some warning signs their loved ones may suffer from loneliness and some practical tips to aid caregivers, such as increasing social activities and the benefits of technology.

Author

Katherine Walton

Keywords

  • Isolation
  • loneliness
  • caregiving
  • seniors and technology
  • mental health in seniors
  • loneliness in loved ones
  • senior loneliness
  • senior isolation
  • senior care
  • Links

  • https://www.griswoldhomecare.com/blog/2018/january/social-isolation-and-depression-in-elderly-adult/
  • https://www.health.harvard.edu/blog/how-can-you-help-a-loved-one-suffering-from-loneliness-2020090420855
  • https://www.nextavenue.org/help-loved-one-relief-loneliness/