Posted June 20, 2012

Do you spend enough time with your aging loved ones and/or make sure they are getting their social needs met?  This article from The New York Times blog, New Old Age shows how loneliness can not only take it’s toll on one’s spirit, but your health too.

The High Price of Loneliness

By JUDITH GRAHAM // June 18, 2012

Loneliness stings at any age. But in older people, it can have serious health consequences, raising the risks of an earlier-than-expected death and the loss of physical functioning, according to a study published on Monday.

 

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