How seniors can combat isolation – loneliness is a growing problem

Prolonged loneliness and isolation can equal the health risks of smoking 15 cigarettes a day, and that 26 percent of people have increased risk of death due to loneliness. Loneliness during aging is a growing problem as 1 in 4 of the 76 million baby boomers could become isolated.

here is a link to the full article from the Chicago Tribune:

Here is a link to 5 tips for promoting social engagement among seniors, courtesy of the Global Council on Brain Health –

February 25, 2019 Articles