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Seniors' movement takes aim at loneliness 'plague'


Last updated 8/16/2022 at 2:22pm

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COLORADO SPRINGS - A national movement to shake up older Americans' approach to retirement is taking aim at one of the most serious problems plaguing many seniors: loneliness.

The faith-based Retirement Reformation, led by 81-year-old speaker and author Bruce Bruinsma of Colorado Springs, has launched a new podcast series to help seniors recognize the health-ravaging "symptoms" of chronic loneliness and take steps to counter it. The Retirement Reformation equips seniors to engage in meaningful roles in their post-working life.

"Elvis sang 'I'll be so lonely, I could die'," said Bruinsma. "S...

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