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How to Fight Social Isolation as You Age

Talking to strangers can benefit you in later years.

Sharing a cup of coffee with a friend could have a positive impact on your health. Photo by Madison Carson on Unsplash

My husband and I went out exploring the other day, walking up a steep hill to have a look at a new road our neighbor is putting in. When we reached the summit we heard a car approaching and turned to see a red Chevy Blazer chugging up the hill. The driver, a heavy-set man who looked to be in his late 60s, stopped and rolled down his window…




“The longer I live, the more beautiful life becomes.” (Frank Lloyd Wright) Non-fiction pieces, personal essays and occasional poems that explore how we feel about how we age and offer tips for getting the most out of life.

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Nancy Peckenham

Nancy Peckenham

Journalist, editor, mother, wife, sister, daughter, friend, adventurer, history-lover. Editor of Crow’s Feet

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