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, the HillHouse Acting Administrator, holds adjunct faculty positions at the University of New England and the University of Massachusetts, Amherst and 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