Loneliness is a big factor in getting good nutrition, say experts in the field of senior health.
‘Social prescriptions’ aim to ease patients’ depression, loneliness
A growing number of doctors are prescribing visits to museums and art galleries, but what does the science say?
How these ‘Golden Girls’ beat the odds of loneliness
Loneliness is a growing epidemic in Canada. Over a million seniors say they’re lonely. But more and more seniors are co-housing to solve the problem.
This female CEO is trying to defeat loneliness — and robots are part of her plan
No Isolation Loneliness affects 20-40% of the entire population at some point. Everyone from a four-year-old child to an 80-year-old in a care home can feel lonely. Loneliness also has a negative impact on your health, causing stress, and even heart problems. The burden of loneliness on the entire population is huge. Karen Dolva, the […]
‘We’re all lonely’: Vancouver event aims to end stigma around loneliness
The gathering, held on Vancouver’s Arbutus Greenway, came on the heels of a new study released last week that said Vancouver and Toronto are the unhappiest cities in Canada.
How Do You Stop a Plague of Loneliness?
The investigators knock, then enter the detritus-riven apartment. It is the home of a man who hanged himself, a man nobody discovered for two years because nobody came to check, and because Sweden’s ubiquitous automatic bill-pay system never stopped debiting his rent. “Sometimes I wonder why we are so unhappy,” murmurs the investigator, staring out […]
An Epidemic of Loneliness — Among Lawyers and Doctors
Katie Davis spends her afternoons and evenings in therapy sessions with kids. As a clinical psychologist in private practice on Manhattan’s Upper East Side, Davis helps young patients through severe anxiety, mood disorders and other mental health challenges in order to improve their educational attainment. She says she’s “taking on all of their struggles,” and […]
U.K. names minister to tackle ‘silent epidemic’ of loneliness
British Prime Minister Theresa May has given one of her cabinet ministers the task of coming up with a national strategy to combat loneliness in the U.K.
Diabetes warning: Loneliness could ‘more than DOUBLE risk of Type 2 diabetes’
HAVING an active social life lowers the risk of developing diabetes, according to new research. Daily Express :: Health Feed
Diabetes warning: Loneliness could 'more than DOUBLE risk of Type 2 diabetes'
GETTY Scientists think that having an active social life can lower the risk of developing diabetes In a wide-ranging study, scientists found that people who went out to clubs or mixed in groups significantly reduced their chances of suffering from the potentially deadly Type 2 diabetes. And those who were socially isolated were much more […]