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SENIORS: COMPANIONSHIP CHOICES, THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN ALONE AND LONELY

Sep 2nd, 2011 | By | Category: Senior Moments Blog

While divorce is not so frequent among seniors, the possibility for separation is. Depending on age and health, the primary contributor to separation as we age is death. When it strikes, considering all the extenuating factors, one is left with a void that is often a major life struggle. Joined with that is the resulting sense of loneliness and heartbreak that comes with it.

At some point in the grief process, one begins to examine the issue of companionship with someone who may help meet the needs that come so dramatically with being alone.

One of the critical factors for anyone, under any circumstance of living, being, or residing alone, even for short periods,