Weekend Extra: Social Isolation & Senior Wellness

While social distancing plays a major role in personal safety and wellness during the COVID-19 pandemic, the effects of this excess alone time can present several mental and behavioral wellness complications – especially for members of the senior population who are living alone. Brian Duke, Director of Senior Services at Main Line Health explains the effects of social isolation, and loneliness in particular, on our overall health. He also offers advice for those caring for seniors and older loved ones during this time.

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