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Lessons Learned in 2020

By Olivia Hazen | December 26, 2020
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For nearly all of us, 2020 has been overwhelming, challenging, transforming, and forever life-changing. Never could we have predicted so much loss and suffering brought on by an unprecedented pandemic never before seen in our lifetime. This year has brought about unpredictable and unmeasurable hardships for millions, and the impact will most likely stay with us for a very long time. As if the pandemic wasn’t turbulent enough, our country experienced extreme social injustice and civil unrest, taking many of us back to another tumultuous time in American history. Amid all the chaos, our experiences have taught us many life […]

Aging and Loneliness During the Holidays

By Olivia Hazen | December 5, 2020
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The holidays are a time for gathering with friends and family to celebrate a special time of year. It’s a time to escape our hectic lives and reconnect with those we may not see often throughout the year. For many of us that may include caring for aging parents, either on a regular basis, or simply trying to get them, and yourself, through the holiday season.       Loneliness and Mental Health for Seniors During the Holidays Aging can often come with loneliness, which can lead to anxiety disorders, depression, and many other mental illnesses. For seniors, the holiday […]

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