Daily Archives: 25/06/2012

Loneliness is a risk factor for functional decline and death in the elderly,

MedWire News: Loneliness is a risk factor for functional decline and death in the elderly, say US researchers. Their study findings show that loneliness ‑ as distinct from depression ‑ is common in adults aged over 60 years, even if they are married and do not live alone. Indeed, study participants who reported being lonely […]