Tell Us What’s on Your Mind

One aspect of isolation is not being able to regularly communicate with others. We are here and we want to listen. Tell us what’s on your mind.
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In a study regarding social disconnectedness in older adults, participants were asked if they were able to talk with others about their worries or concerns. Those who answered “no” to this question were more likely to identify themselves as lonely. In times of isolation, not being able to communicate about important matters can have an impact on one’s mental health, at any age. If you are struggling with this, we want to offer a listening ear.

This week, if you need to talk, please tell us what’s on your mind.

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Allison Drake
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I try to make sure not finish it.

James
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I want to help people but can’t drive so I need someone to drive me to those in need. Also would appreciate it if you could supply me with some names of needy seniors. I am also one of them being 72 years old. If can’t give names, I know a few.

Wanda
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I just dont know any seniors around where I live. Would like to meet some, both male and female. For companionship. I work part time, also raising a grandchild.

Marybeth
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Marybeth Glynn. Need someone to love me help around the house iam married. Ad my hubby doesent help me at all he useted. Plus he doesent want go anywhere with me. Ad he lost his desered to make love plus iam board i just retire ad it sucks i use work tqke care of people. Iam try loose weight ad i lost 40 lb ad everyone said who good i look but nothing from my hubby well this viruse sucks screwed up people

Marybeth
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I love to be loved ad have take me somewhere ad help around the house ad with chorse ad i lost 20 pounds he has said nothing ad my friend have how great i look ad also he lost. Make love what should i do hm

Haline
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I am a bit lonely but I see family outdoors and distances every couple weeks. We also communicate in other ways, texting, calling, etc. Otherwise I only leave the house if I need to.
I am frustrated with people’s lack of caring about others. They refuse to wear masks and distance so us old, sick people are still locked in our homes. This is my 4th month and I don’t see it getting better for a long time.
I am extremely saddened by the civil unrest and the cause of it. Sad stuff, these killings, riots, fires, civilians and cops being killed. It’s just terrible.
I’m fine though. I’ve been lucky to be able to stay home, some people have some risky jobs and are working hard at it.
COUNTING MY BLESSINGS!

Penny
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I sat with my neighbors Mom the other day. Everyone in the house works so she is by herself during the day. I go over there on a regular basis to visit her.

Jenna
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I am confused. I feel/think like I should be doing something but I don’t know what? I want have a better understanding of what is going on. It feels like someone is trying to make me crazy with suggestions and innuendos.

Sonja
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Hi thanks for checking in. Since quarantine I have been more than lonely

Natalia
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Thank you for your support and Services

Betty
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Besides being COVID-19 concerned what’s going on in the world over racial concerns Finding a solution that works for all and all working towards the benefit of each other. The world is just not a happy place right now

Edna
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I believe If scientists could come with more vaccines for This dangerous life threading Virus thing could work alot better alimatating the total control of this Virse.Please show alot of care

Betty
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Besides the pandemic concern over COVID-19 racial concern is making this a equally troubling concern. Finding a solution that all parties are giving and treated with respect.

Theresa
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I would like to share but don’t see where? I’m a young senior turned 60 in March. My husband of 65 died of a sudden heart attack this Feb we have a big house o. An acre of property we were raising our now 5 yr old grandson as his foster parents. Mac came to us really emotionally and mentally abused and neglected. Now I have to do everything by myself it’s been so challenging for me. I do not have anyone I can relate to. Im sad off and on Mac had a support system in place but covid kept us isolated. I know I’m blessed with a home etc.. just reaching out to find someone I can help from a distance. I have some support. I need so much help with everything and keep praying for it. Managing and trying to be a parent for a young child with behavioral issues and af my age drains me! I will adopting him this fall. I’m sure I have it better than many folks. I feel lonely for folks that maybe in my situation just haven’t found them yet! Thanks for listening

Regina
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This have been great for me sharing with other Seniors just to know some one is always ready to listen you without passing JudgementThanks

Deborah
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I am very lonely.

Carla Woodley
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Good afternoon, yes I would like to talk about getting a job

Emily
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I feel guilty and almost useless as a person for having to stay home to protect myself as an immune compromised individual during this pandemic and time of civil unrest. I have been feeling better, but also socially alienated and guilty since cutting off Facebook and not being involved like I once was with politics. Part of me wants to hide from it all and the other part is looking forward to being able to start helping others more.

Eunice
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Hi there,my name is Eunice married and have four kids, i work daycare but right now am home i need people or friends to share the gospel with besides the Lord i server loved His people so me ,too, i have to show love to His children,if anyone who wants us to share the gospel of Christ am also ready for that, God bless you all.john 3:16.

Fred
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Well! I need to go reunions,or any kind reunions.need to meet people and make friends .

Lori
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My daughter lost her very loving boyfriend suddenly and unexpectedly on June 5 2020 while he was on a hike. She is hurting so much Her name is Georgia his is Tavares.

Esther
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I am looking forward to meeting you

Luis
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My name is Luis Alfonso, I been here 40 years I’m a married man, well the thing is. I don’t have not income not Medicare, I came to this Country in 1980, from, Cuba and they treat me like I’m not legal here.My wife she are a American and we been married for 25 years thanks God , the funny thing is that they still want to a paid child support with not income.

Stephanie
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I talked with 4 seniors that are homebound. They are all doing well with being in their homes. They are very interesting to listen to. They have seen a lot in their 97 years. Great stories of how things used to be a long time ago.

Rachel
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I call a co-worker that is teleworkers that is working from home Since March 2020 because of the COVID-19 Stay at home order. It’s been 3 months and I keep in touch with her through video calls and she has expressed that she is happy that I video chat with her because she likes to have live interaction because she doesn’t get to see anyone anymore. I’m happy to do this and it helps me, too.

Yueh
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Yes wold like me to talk to some one about husband asking for divorce contact me at 7815192766

Fred
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To whom may concern
I like to work with old people helping them around I took care man in a wheel chair for almost 20 years, I had to feed him, put him in the pool.sometimes write notes.but he died.then help his wife, till she died.

Sharon
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I read this mission as if you were asking me-personally.
So I will tell you what is on my mind.
I am 59. I lost my husband to kidney cancer in July 15-2017.
So my third year anniversary of losing my husband, Dann, is coming up.
I have no family nearby except a sister I am not close too.
This Covid time has added to my isolation as many around me. I am finally getting I some routines, as well, as looking at the finances and other estate issues truly scary and overwhelming. I can tell I’ve grown because I’m facing these issues with leas fear, more bravery and surprising confidence.
Thank you for reading what Is capturing my thoughts these past few weeks.
Sharon Baker

MICHELLE
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James if you need rides to help others, I might be able to help. If you could give me am idea of where you live?!

MICHELLE
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I try to remember to call Mom (dementia) and tgen Dad every day. Even tho I still can’t go see them, it always makes me feel better. I try to get out a little bit, I get so lonely even my dogs seem to notice!

Houman
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I’m loving, caring, tallented , Healthy, and love to talk to someone and hang out with those in need. Allison 😁. And Marybeth G , I’m here 4 you.

Barbara
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I am really missing my mom. I want to hug her and go visit her. She is in a nursing home and has dementia. I buy things and drop them off for her and I buy for her roommate as well. They are besties. My mom raised me to be that way. I love them both so much. I worry about all of the people there becoming depressed , because of the quarentine. My mom and her roommate have started packing to leave again. They were getting good about not doing that as much. I miss the people that take care of them as well. They are a wonderful group of people. And work very hard to keep them all healthy and safe. I just wish I could be there to help. I don’t do much, but I like to do what I can.