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Palliative care is still not a well-known or understood service, although it has proven to help many patients and the families of patients living with a serious illness or health problem in dealing with emotional, physical and spiritual concerns. A … Continue reading

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Loneliness and The Elderly

Loneliness – the unpleasant feeling of emptiness or desolation – can creep in and cause suffering to people at any age. But it can be especially debilitating to older adults and may predict serious health problems and even death, according … Continue reading

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Helping Seniors Fight Loneliness During the Holidays

While the holiday period is traditionally a time to rejoice with friends and family, it can be a source of extreme loneliness for many, according to a leading psychologist. Senior Lecturer in Psychology, Dr Peter Forster said that for people … Continue reading

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