Below are some ideas for ways to encourage social interaction between a senior and others. Not all of these require a lot of time or money but can really help take the edge off loneliness:
Angst began to be discussed in reference to popular music in the mid- to late 1950s amid widespread concerns over international tensions and nuclear proliferation . Jeff Nuttall 's book Bomb Culture (1968) traced angst in popular culture to Hiroshima . Dread was expressed in works of folk rock such as Bob Dylan 's Masters of War (1963) and A Hard Rain's a-Gonna Fall . The term often makes an appearance in reference to punk rock , grunge , nu metal , and works of emo where expressions of melancholy , existential despair or nihilism predominate.
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Even small steps in meeting people and interacting with others can help. Volunteer. Join a club. Say yes more often to invites. All of these are great for making friends but also important to staving off loneliness for good.
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lonely , from lone + -ly. Related: Loneliness.