Bridging the Loneliness Gap: Making a Happier and Healthier Future for the Elderly

January 12, 2015 4:56 PM

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The holidays have quickly come and gone, and as is customary during this time of gratitude, many of us have made an effort to offer a kind gesture to the less fortunate and more lonely individuals among us -- especially older people -- for whom this can be a difficult time of the year.

Roughly one in five people are believed to suffer enduring loneliness and the incidence of loneliness tends to grow -- and is increasing -- among older populations. The English Longitudinal Study on Aging, for example, suggests that, by 2030, 1.5 million older men will be living on their own in Engl...

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