When asked which they would rather give up for a week, 79% of seniors said they would rather give up watching TV than talking with their friends and family.
Social interaction and connections are necessary to lead a happy, healthy life. More than 8 million adults or 1 in 5 adults age 50+ are affected by isolation. The effects of the isolation and loneliness can be even more debilitating if they have any cognitive decline.
Isolation is not caused by a single event; many factors contribute…