Online chats for the lonely
Today’s web offers more and more ways to connect to the world. You may have tried a few of them already; next time you’re stuck in the house – you’re under the weather; there’s bad weather; or you just can’t find something to do/someone to do it with – try these loneliness-busters.Recent statistics show that seniors are rapidly entering the social networks arena.Performing acts of kindness pushes aside negative emotions.Don’t worry if you’re homebound: Plenty of groups need callers or envelope stuffers.Register and became a part of unique community of people, who understand what you seek and what you want! What can be better for meeting new people than a free dating site?
Click here to see Senior Planet’s list of free online courses. Numerous studies have shown that those suffering with depression and anxiety feel better when helping others.Online communities use groups, message boards and other discussion tools to connect you with others around specific interests and concerns – or just to chat.While there are not many senior-specific online communities, you’ll find plenty that bring together people of all ages who share a particular hobby or passion. Check out Explore and view live webcams of cats, dogs, and wildlife.You have a list of your friends on your profile page and can invite others to be friends with you.Do please email me at [email protected] if you would like to know more or have any problems joining the site.
Researchers at UCLA have found that seniors who practice meditation were able to reduce feelings of loneliness and also boost their immune systems.