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08 Jul 15

Why Aren't Older People Lonely?

Loneliness and social isolation are known risk factors that increase mortality. It has been stated that the effects on physical health caused by loneliness and social isolation are comparable to those caused by obesity

Research has demonstrated that social connections have a positive influence on physical well-being as well as psychological and emotional well-being.

  • Learn what’s happening on the ground.
  • Consider the research supporting social connections
  • Understand social isolation and loneliness
  • Explore strategies to overcome isolation

Hear from Leading Experts

Professor Christina Victor
Professor of Gerontology and Public Health, Vice Dean (Research) - College of Health and Life Sciences
Brunel University, London

Dr Debbie Faulkner
Deputy Director of the Centre for Housing, Urban and Regional Planning (CHURP)

Sally Warnes
Acting Team Leader Community Programs, City of Onkaparinga

Event Details

To download a flyer please click here. To download a registration form please click here.

Event Date & Time: Wednesday, 08 July 2015, 5:30pm - 7:00pm

Event Location: Club Marion, 262 Sturt Rd, Marion, SA
Function Room 4

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AAG Members: FREE
Non-Members: $10

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