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Research shows a widow's or widower's grief can have big effects on physical health
A new book explains why so many grieving people also experience anxiety
In celebration of PBS's 50th anniversary, here are 6 gems from the late, great star
This podcast discusses how, and why, researchers study brainwaves
Fascinating findings from studies by the author of 'Downsizing'
What the author of 'Old Man Country' learned talking to elders
It may take less time than you think and bring you joy
In our readers' survey, we also asked how often you feel lonely and why
This podcast addresses an eating disorder known as 'orthorexia'
The inability to think clearly for some time is common with significant loss
The words you choose can ease the pain or they can make matters worse
The sense of lost time is magnified and can lead to feelings of frustration
A daughter grows to appreciate her mother's unexpected romance
Studies show younger and middle-aged people are reeling most in the pandemic
Face this profound challenge by staying connected and finding friends who will listen
Hoarding disorder creates special problems for older adults and their loved ones
When a friend is grieving a loss, here are ways to provide support