Battling Loneliness and Isolation in Older Adults

By |2024-03-09T14:51:43-05:00March 14th, 2024|Categories: Aging in Place|Tags: , , , |

Battling Loneliness and Isolation in Older Adults Your mom lives alone.  She no longer drives, so she rarely leaves her home. She’s lost contact with friends. You visit as often as you can, but you worry she’s lonely and becoming more and more isolated. What should you do? Understanding the Risks to Senior Health [...]

Sounding the Alarm About Loneliness

By |2023-08-18T11:55:00-05:00August 17th, 2023|Categories: Home Care|Tags: , , , , , |

Loneliness and Health Risk Did you know that loneliness can pose a health risk as deadly as smoking? It’s a growing concern - one that recently was addressed by U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Vivek Murthy.  “In recent years, about one-in-two adults in America reported experiencing loneliness,” Murthy says in an advisory. “And that was [...]

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