Combatting Loneliness in Older Adults
A Guide for Homecare Professionals
Did you know that loneliness is deadlier than smoking?
In fact, studies show that social isolation is as great a risk factor for early death as heart disease, obesity, and physical inactivity.
Loneliness has been a growing problem for decades, and it’s only been made worse by COVID-19. Three in five adults (61%) report they are lonely, according to Cigna’s 2020 Loneliness Index.
The good news? There are ways to combat loneliness and help older adults lead full and enjoyable lives, no matter their circumstances.
In this FREE guide from HHAeXchange, you’ll learn:
- Why loneliness happens in the first place, and how to avoid it
- How loneliness affects the body and mind
- What caregivers can do to help patients feel connected and fulfilled
- How you can help prevent caregiver burnout, during and after the pandemic
Protecting your patients’ mental health is just as important as preserving their physical health. Download A Caregiver’s Guide to Combatting Loneliness in Older Adults today.