Future of Health Summit 2018

Loneliness as a Risk Factor: Making Connections to Improve Health

Future of Health Summit 2018

Loneliness as a Risk Factor: Making Connections to Improve Health

Loneliness and social isolation are on the rise, leading many to call these phenomena a public health epidemic in the United States. Loneliness is an emerging risk factor that has huge implications for personal, economic and societal well-being. This session will explore the health risks of social isolation as well as solutions including new care models and technology to strengthen social connections and, in turn, improve health outcomes.

Speakers

Moderator

Lisa Marsh Ryerson President, AARP Foundation

Speakers

Lynn Goldman Michael and Lori Milken Dean, Milken Institute School of Public Health, George Washington University

Sachin Jain President and CEO, CareMore

Jeremy Nobel Founder, UnLonely Project; Faculty, Harvard Medical School

Anand Parekh Chief Medical Advisor, Bipartisan Policy Center

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