Cumulative Loneliness Associated with Accelerated Memory Aging in Older Adults

August 3, 2022


Watch time:

5-15 mins
Memory Function Older Adult

A new study from U-M School of Public Health researchers found that prolonged loneliness in adults over 65 may be an important risk factor for accelerated memory aging. Loneliness and objective social isolation are important factors in the health of older adults, and reducing that may help maintain memory function. Lindsay Kobayashi, assistant professor of Epidemiology and senior author of the study, shares other insights from the study.

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