In the News – Health Impact of Senior Isolation

Touching story about ending senior isolation!

June 2, 2017

Lonely 90-Year-Old Woman Asks Neighbor To Be Her Friend In Heartbreaking Note. Reaching out to the e...

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A touching story that highlights the amazing health benefits of ending senior isolation!

May 20, 2017

For all my life, it happened in 1991, I suffered the most terrible stroke. One day, suddenly, I felt...

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20 Facts about Senior Isolation That Will Stun You

February 2, 2017

Feelings of loneliness and isolation can lead to serious consequences for senior health. Understandi...

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When people are isolated from human contact, their mind can do some truly bizarre things, says Michael Bond. Why does this happen?

February 2, 2017

Sarah Shourd’s mind began to slip after about two months into her incarceration. She heard phantom...

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Researchers Confront an Epidemic of Loneliness

February 2, 2017

BLACKPOOL, England — The woman on the other end of the phone spoke lightheartedly of spring and of...

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Loneliness Can Be Deadly for Elders; Friends Are the Antidote

February 2, 2017

The circle shrinks. As the years pass, older people attend too many funerals. Friendships that susta...

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How Social Isolation Is Killing Us

February 2, 2017

My patient and I both knew he was dying. Not the long kind of dying that stretches on for months or ...

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