Mindful Meditation Reduces Loneliness in Older Adults

PITTSBURGH—For older adults, loneliness is a major risk factor for health problems — such as cardiovascular disease and Alzheimer’s — and death. Attempts to diminish loneliness with social networking programs like creating community centers to encourage new relationships have not been effective. However, a new study led by Carnegie Mellon University’s J. David Creswell offers the first … Continued

GRIEF, A Nurse’s Personal Reflection

  GRIEF, A Nurse’s Personal Reflection – by Susan Cottington RN BS   As fall approaches, I am reminded once again of my own personal experience with grief and healing. For me, fall has become a time to reflect inward, reevaluate, redefine myself and continue my journey towards personal growth.   I didn’t always look … Continued