Life in Isolation: How to Fight the Loneliness Epidemic - Conference Call Series

Life in Isolation: How to Fight the Loneliness Epidemic - Conference Call Series

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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.

Moderator

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

Panel Experts and Speakers 

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

Scott Kaiser, Chief Innovation Officer, Motion Picture and Television Fund

Lisa Marsh Ryerson, President, AARP Foundation

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Published May 28, 2020