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What It Means to Be an Elder Orphan

I’m an elderly person with no children, siblings, or parents. I need more resources to navigate major life decisions.

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I’m an “elder orphan,” a solo ager, someone who is aging alone. That may sound depressing until you learn that the American Geriatrics Society calls me and my ilk “unbefriended.” Yikes.




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