May 2013

Interim HealthCare Blogs

North Florida Companion Care Helps Seniors Fight Loneliness.

Posted: 5/29/2013 2:02 PM by Interim HealthCare

Many seniors prefer to remain in their own homes as they age, but how do we keep them from being too lonely? A 2012 study by Cornell University published in Psychology and Aging, shows that prolonged periods of loneliness can speed up the aging process. While heart functions normally change as a part of getting older, loneliness has been shown to accelerate the process.