Past Events 1 Nov 2014 to 31 Oct 2015
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)
Acting Team Leader Community Programs, City of Onkaparinga
Event Date & Time: Wednesday, 08 July 2015, 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Club Marion, 262 Sturt Rd, Marion, SA
Function Room 4
AAG Members: FREE