The social distancing many Americans are practicing to slow the spread of COVID-19 is driving widespread feelings of loneliness and isolation. Into this unfamiliar experience comes a new book about relationships and community: “Together,” by former U.S. Surgeon General Vivek…
Thousands of New Yorkers have responded to pleas from animal shelters looking to find homes for pets amid the COVID-19 crisis. And it turns out, fostering animals also has emotional and physical health benefits for the humans taking care of…
By Melanie Saltzman, Laura Fong
These ideas can improve both your physical and emotional wellbeing in 2019.
By Julia Griffin
People with larger social groups receive fewer type 2 diabetes diagnoses compared to socially isolated people, according to a new large-scale population study from the Netherlands.
By Rashmi Shivni
By Philip Moeller
While few would question the need for making long-term financial retirement plans, there is relatively little formal emphasis on making long-term plans for combating loneliness and staying involved in multiple social activities.
By Elizabeth Tillinghast, The Conversation
Making a serious effort to reduce loneliness offers an almost entirely overlooked way to rein in health care costs.
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