Life in Isolation: How to Fight the Loneliness Epidemic

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CONFERENCE CALL

Life in Isolation: How to Fight the Loneliness Epidemic

Author(s)
Nora Super
Nora Super
Senior Director, Center for the Future of Aging

Life in Isolation: How to Fight the Loneliness Epidemic

Tuesday, May 26 | 10 am PST
 

In the midst of a global pandemic, another hidden public health crisis has emerged: loneliness. Loneliness affects people of all ages, but it is particularly prevalent among older adults. A recent study from the National Academy of Sciences found that social isolation has been associated with an increased risk of developing dementia and premature mortality. During this webinar, we’ll hear from leading experts on how COVID-19 is exacerbating the loneliness epidemic and the healing power of human connection. View video of the conference call on our website.


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Moderator
Nora Super

Nora Super
Senior Director, Center for the Future of Aging, Milken Institute




Panel Experts and Speakers
 
Arianna Huffington headshot

Arianna Huffington
Founder and CEO, Thrive Global; Founder, The Huffington Post

 

Scott Kaiser headshot

Scott Kaiser
Chief Innovation Officer, Motion Picture and Television Fund

 

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Lisa Marsh Ryerson
President, AARP Foundation

Published May 26, 2020