Tag Archives: Compassionate Care AZ

Loneliness Can Cause Early Death

According to research conducted at the University of Chicago, loneliness can increase the rate of death among older people by 14%. This means that loneliness has an even larger impact on a senior’s health than does obesity. Lonely older people tend to see quick rates of both physical and mental health decline. Extreme loneliness, the […]

Posted on April 17, 2015

Helping Seniors Avoid Social Isolation

A recent study published by The Journal of Primary Prevention, outlines the high incidence rate (over 40 percent) of social isolation among seniors living at home versus those living in a senior community. What’s so alarming about these findings is the fact that social isolation or loneliness has been linked to numerous negative health effects […]

Posted on March 21, 2014