Lonliness

The argument for well-being through culture change

The argument for well-being through culture change

Loneliness, along with helplessness and boredom, are singled out in the Eden Alternative philosophy as the "three plagues" most detrimental to the health and well-being of elders in long-term care.

Lonely elders at increased risk for physical decline, death, study finds

Lonely elders at increased risk for physical decline, death, study finds

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Seniors who self-identify as being lonely are at a higher risk for physical decline, death and admission to a nursing home, new research suggests.