Combating loneliness and social isolation among older adults

For America’s older adults, loneliness is all too common. Discover how Papa works to combat loneliness and social isolation, improving health and reducing costs, in our guide.

Negative health impacts of loneliness

Decreasing loneliness and social isolation among your members will help to mitigate the risk of:

-Heart disease, stroke, and high blood pressure
-Type 2 diabetes
-Cognitive decline, dementia, and Alzheimer's disease
-Greater stress and depression
-and more

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Loneliness by the numbers

of adults 60+ report feeling lonely on a regular basis
additional annual Medicare spend on socially isolated older adults
increased risk of dying sooner for older adults who regularly feel alone vs socially connected peers