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Combating Loneliness for Seniors

During the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19), “social distancing” has been the norm; for seniors confined to their homes for health reasons, the situation has become a lonely one. Senior centers and adult day services are shuttered. Many of the social opportunities available to older adults and people with disabilities have evaporated. Health Effects of Loneliness Research has linked social isolation and loneliness to higher risks for a variety of physical and mental conditions: high blood pressure, heart disease, obesity, a weakened immune system, anxiety, depression, cognitive decline, Alzheimer’s disease, and even death. People ...