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One in Three Seniors Is Lonely. Here's How It’s Hurting Their Health




Loneliness and social isolation are growing public-health concerns for people of all ages in the United States, from young adults to seniors. Studies have long connected loneliness to a range of health issues that could threaten longevity and well-being, including higher risks of heart attacks, strokes, depression, anxiety and early death.


Now, the latest National Poll on Healthy Aging finds that about a third of seniors are lonely.


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