Addressing social isolation in older adults as a determinant of health

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South Carolina Department on Aging
South Carolina Institute of Medicine & Public Health
Siuba, Justina M.
Haire, Erin
Carroll, Emily
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2023-06-07
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Social isolation--South Carolina , Older people--Health and hygiene--South Carolina , Loneliness in old age--South Carolina
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While social isolation finds its way to all ages, this focus centers on the impact it has on older adults in our state. In this report, you will learn about the effect social isolation has on the physical and mental health of older adults. The recommendations in the following report are noted as the top areas of concern, and includes suggested ways to reduce problems associated with social isolation in our most vulnerable population.
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Copyright status determined to be in the public domain on April 27, 2020 by United States Supreme Court ruling (Georgia et al., Petitioners v. Public.Resource.Org, Inc. : 590 U.S.__(2020))
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