The Science Behind Social Connection in Older Age

published 3 months ago by UCTV

One of the paths to healthy aging includes connecting with peers and building friendships. UCSF's Dr. Carla Perissinotto reviews the concepts of loneliness and social isolation; describe the effects of loneliness and connections on health, and discuss framework for maintaining connections and addressing loneliness. Then, Amber Carroll talks about the connections programs Well Connected and Social Call. Series: "Mini Medical School for the Public" [Show ID: 33747]

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