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Do Fences Really Make Good Neighbours?

By Susan Williams There is an old saying “fences make good neighbours”. But with loneliness being such a significant concern – especially for aging – are fences actually good for communities?

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Gotta Minute – Why Not Meditate?

Do you meditate? With so much research now available about the  benefits of meditation,  it’s hard to continue to deny the value it could bring to your life. In a recent article written titled The Many Benefits of Meditation for Older Adults published in US News, they shared that...

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Suicide – When All May Not Be As It Seems

By Dave Price Whenever Richard Cory went down town, We people on the pavement looked at him: He was a gentleman from sole to crown, Clean favored, and imperially slim. And he was always quietly arrayed, And he was always human when he talked; But still he fluttered pulses...

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Combating Loneliness in Aging – It Takes A Community

With loneliness being a major health issue that is only going to potentially escalate with the increasing numbers of people aging, communities need to play an active role in integrating older people into the life and support of the community.

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Ways to Stay Healthier and Happier for Longer

By Chris Lee Back in June 2016 I gave a TEDx Talk – ‘Male, Stale and in a Shed’. I experienced mixed success. Following that scary but exciting experience, I resolved to write a series of blog posts under a ‘No Man’s Land’ umbrella. My blog posts were my...

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Men – Let’s Talk About Your Mental Health

By Dave Price Even though you may think differently, no one is immune to mental illness. According to the World Health Organization, one in four people (currently this is approximately 450 million people worldwide) will be affected by mental or neurological disorders at some point in their lives. Disturbingly,...

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