Social Isolation and Loneliness Need to Be Addressed Among the Elderly

There has been concern regarding isolation, loneliness, and the elderly for quite some time. In fact, within Canada, the National Council of Seniors made social isolation among seniors their priority for 2013-2014. The terms ‘social isolation’ and ‘loneliness’ are often used interchangeably, however, they are not the same health issue. Researchers have stated that these […]

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