Loneliness and social isolation of older adults: Why it is important to examine these social aspects together

@article{Newall2019LonelinessAS,
  title={Loneliness and social isolation of older adults: Why it is important to examine these social aspects together},
  author={Nancy E. G. Newall and Verena H Menec},
  journal={Journal of Social and Personal Relationships},
  year={2019},
  volume={36},
  pages={925 - 939}
}
Research shows that social isolation and loneliness are important health issues for older adults. This message is increasingly being recognized by policy makers and service providers. Although the concepts of loneliness and social isolation are often discussed and compared with one another, they are largely examined separately, even if they are both included in the same study. In the present article, we argue for bringing together these two related concepts. For example, focusing only on social… 
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