Older adults reporting social isolation or loneliness show poorer cognitive function 4 years later

Commentary on: ShankarA, HamerM, McMunnA, et al Social isolation and loneliness: relationships with cognitive function during 4 years of follow-up in the English Longitudinal Study of Ageing

John T Cacioppo; Stephanie Cacioppo

2013

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  • Commentary on: ShankarA, HamerM, McMunnA, et al Social isolation and loneliness: relationships with cognitive function during 4 years of follow-up in the English Longitudinal Study of Ageing
  • Population ageing is expected to produce a dramatic increase in the number of individuals with dementia
  • The social environment in which older adults live has been linked to dementia, but the specific features of the social environment that are predictive …
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