Globally, social isolation and loneliness are a focus of research, particularly within the elderly community. While the two concepts are often used interchangeably, social isolation arises when a person does not have enough people to interact with, while loneliness is the distress experienced by not having enough social relationships or contact, with people.
Theme: Healthy Aging & Healthy Living
Jan Gurley, Medical Director, San Francisco Department of Public Health Clinic
Angela DiMartino, Project Coordinator, Curry Senior Center
Maureen Feldman, Adjunct Associate Professor, Los Angeles Pierce College
Anna Chodos, DIV of General Internal Medicine & DIV of Geriatrics, ZSFG & UCSF
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