Some 12 million older adults live alone in the United States, according to the Pew Research Center. Unfortunately, isolation and loneliness are not good for your health, especially when you’re older. Studies have shown that individuals age 60 and older who report feelings of loneliness had a 45 percent higher risk of death than those who do not report feeling lonely. Isolated seniors also have a 59 percent greater risk of mental and physical decline than individuals who do not experience this type of social isolation.
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