Explore how loneliness is related to poor psychological adjustment, social isolation, depression, decreased mobility and cognitive decline. Describe changing events contributing to loneliness. Outline the association between loneliness and health outcomes. Discuss how social interactions can benefit an individual’s health.
Community education is a great option for older people who are looking for ways to connect with new friends while engaging with their community. Classes offered through local Community Education programs are often less expensive than classes through community colleges or universities.
Apr 04, 2009 · The focus in this paper is on the social domain of quality of life, and more particularly loneliness. The empirical literature on older adult loneliness is reviewed, thereby challenging three often-held assumptions that figure prominently in public debates on loneliness. The first assumption that.