Tags : Loneliness

Romance Outside a Relationship

Seeking intimacy with others when a spouse or partner has dementia Lino Darchun began “practice dating” two years after his wife, Sydnee, was diagnosed with younger-onset Alzheimer’s disease. “I would ask a woman out for lunch or dinner just to have the experience of sitting with a woman and talking intelligently,” says Darchun, who lived […]Read More

Coping with an Epidemic of Loneliness

Social isolation is at an all-time high. How seniors are connecting His purple bicycle is still getting as much mileage as ever. Since the start of the pandemic, geriatric nurse practitioner Dwayne Dobschuetz, 72, hasn’t stopped making home healthcare visits. The older adults he cares for need his contact, now more than ever before. “The […]Read More