ElderCare Services Unlimited
Providing In-Home Health Care to Sarasota for over 20 years.
Social isolation among seniors is alarmingly common, and will continue to increase in prevalence as the older population grows. "A Review of Social Isolation" notes that the prevalence of social isolation among "community dwelling older adults" (seniors who live at home rather than senior communities) may be as high as 43%: "With a prevalence of over 40% and the sheer number of older persons projected to increase exponentially in the near future, social isolation will likely impact the health, well-being and quality of life of numerous older person now and in the foreseeable future."
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