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Social Isolation - Live Chat with Molly Carpenter

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In a time of social distancing, staying connected has never been more important. Older adults are at a higher risk of isolation and loneliness and it has been that way long before COVID-19 disrupted daily life. It is important for family caregivers and society as a whole to better understand the significant implications of isolation and loneliness.

Watch to to learn:

  • The difference between being isolated and loneliness
  • Risk factors and symptoms of loneliness and isolation
  • Shocking health implications of loneliness
  • Tips for helping loved ones feel less isolated or lonely

For more caregiving suggestions from gerontologist Molly Carpenter, look into her book: Confidence to Care.