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Lonely Elders at Risk for Health Problems

Posted Dec 11 2010 12:00am

Numerous studies show that humans are social creatures and too much isolation can have a negative effect on mental and physical health. Lonely elders are abundant in our society. Though we may not always succeed, we caregivers need to do what we can to encourage them to get out and socialize.

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