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Growth of Social Isolation and Loneliness in Seniors Underscores Need for Technology Solutions

07/20/2017

SAN DIEGO – July 19, 2017 – GreatCall Inc., the leader in connected health for active aging, in conjunction with Aging in Place Technology Watch, today released a whitepaper titled, “Connecting the Lonely: Making a Difference in the Well-Being of Older Adults,” discussing the growth of loneliness and feelings of isolation in the senior population.

Social Isolation Threatens Well-Being in Later Life, Says GSA Member in Senate Testimony 

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Speaking before the U.S. Senate Special Committee on Aging today, social work professor Lenard W. Kaye, DSW, PhD, urged lawmakers to support programs that help older adults stay connected to their communities.

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