Almost half of all women over the age of 75 live alone. Loneliness causes physical and mental decline.
Social isolation is as deadly as smoking cigarettes according to today’s researchers. How do you combat isolation? Make a plan. Pick up a new hobby. Join a local interest group. Join a faith community. Volunteer with children or help out a community garden. Setting daily and weekly goals are the first steps for combatting social isolation.
It happens slowly, overtime or rapidly following some major life change. We all live with the risk of becoming lonely today. Reach out for help, please.