CMIST Afternoon Seminar: Social connections and health in older adults: Findings from the English Longitudinal Study of Ageing
|Starts:||16:00 12 Apr 2016|
|Ends:||17:30 12 Apr 2016|
|What is it:||Seminar|
|Organiser:||School of Social Sciences|
|Speaker:||Dr Aparna Shankar|
Social connections play an important role in health and well-being across the life course. As individuals age, they experience a number of changes to their social networks due to life events such as retirement, children moving away, widowhood and so on. This talk will focus on two aspects of social connections, namely social isolation and loneliness, among older adults in England. The talk will focus on prevalence of isolation and loneliness in older adults, risk factors and associations with health’.
All welcome! No registration needed. Tea/coffee and biscuits from 3.45.
Dr Aparna Shankar
Role: Research Associate
Organisation: Institute of Epidemiology and Health Care, UCL
Travel and Contact Information
Humanities Bridgeford Street