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Loneliness as a Public Health Issue

Stacey McDaniel

Loneliness is a significant public health concern among elders. In addition to easing a potential source of suffering, the identification and targeting of interventions for lonely elders may significantly decrease physician visits and health care costs. Learn more about how we developed this knowledge and what research can show us.

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