May 2019

posted 05.21.2019
By Ashwin Kotwal and Carla Perissinotto The healthcare community and general public increasingly acknowledge that “successful ag­ing” involves not only a focus on physical and mental health, but also on social well-be­ing and connectedness. In particular, the concepts of social isolation and…
posted 05.14.2019
The May–June 2019 In Focus section of Aging Today delves into the difference between social isolation and loneliness, for instance, Ashwin Kotwal and Carla Perissonotto detail the health effects, and Jennifer Dawn Carlson highlights how men can react to social isolation post-retirement. Other…