Loneliness and Social Isolation Among Older Adults: How Can We Provide Support?

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Submitted by Minnesota North... on Sep 6, 2020 - 9:26am CDT

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This lecture (1:00:18) is part of the 16th Annual Michael A. Creedon Memorial Lecture on Aging series given by Dr. Marla Berg-Weger. Dr. Berg-Weger discusses loneliness and social isolation among older adults and how the community can provide support to them as they continue to age. She also discusses intervention strategies to address loneliness and social isolation with an emphasis on ways to support older adults during the COVID-19 pandemic. (The presentation begins at 2:20 minutes).

Marla Berg-Weger