Monday, August 10, 2020

Loneliness and Isolation Impact Health New Survey Finds


Loneliness and social isolation are public health issues that affect millions of older adults in the US. 1 in 3 U.S. adults age 45 and older are lonely, with profound effects on health. The health risks of prolonged isolation are equivalent to smoking 15 cigarettes a day. 

Friday, September 28 is National Good Neighbor Day, an opportunity to celebrate your neighbors and the communities you live in while showing the many benefits - such as improved health - of connecting with people around us. Visit nationalgoodneighborday.com for more information.


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