Do you wonder if there is a difference between social isolation and loneliness? There is a difference, even though we often use the terms interchangeably.
Click on the image below to read this paper on why the difference matters.
Mary Lou Ciolfi, JD, MS, HillHouse's former Administrator, is currently a Senior Program Manager at the University of Maine Center on Aging and Co-Director of the Consortium for Aging Policy Research and Analysis (CAPRA). She holds an adjunct faculty position at the University of New England and the University where she teaches courses in Health Policy and Aging Politics, Policy & Law. She has particular interests in Ageism, Social Isolation and Loneliness in Older People, and End-of Life Care.