Do you feel tired? Lack motivation to engage in activities you used to enjoy? Feel overwhelmed by all the things on your to-do list? Do you want to feel excited, hopeful, and achieve your goals? Many people feel this way. You might be socially isolated or depressed and besides feeling lonely it can also negatively affect your mental and physical health.
IMPACTS OF SOCIAL ISOLATION
Older adults who feel socially isolated are more likely to report having poor physical and mental health conditions such as depression, chronic lung disease, arthritis, and impaired mobility. Despite these risks, social isolation is often under addressed by health providers.