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Interventions to Address Social Connectedness and Loneliness for Older Adults: A Scoping Review

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posted on 2021-05-24, 20:46 authored by Hannah M. O’Rourke, Laura Collins, Souraya Sidani
Background Older adults are at risk for loneliness, and interventions to promote social connectedness are needed to directly address this problem. The nature of interventions aimed to affect the distinct, subjective concepts of loneliness/social connectedness has not been clearly described. The purpose of this review was to map the literature on interventions and strategies to affect loneliness/social connectedness for older adults.