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Month: December 2020

Social isolation and loneliness among older adults during the COVID-19 pandemic

By Joanne Richard. Loneliness has long been a growing public health concern in Canada and globally, and COVID-19 is making the loneliness epidemic even worse, especially for the elderly. Older adults are particularly harmed — virtual hugs and kisses don’t cut it. NORC at the University of Chicago found the pandemic has made about a third…
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