Thursday, January 25, 2018 from 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM CST
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Ramsey County Library Roseville 
2180 Hamline Ave North
Roseville, MN 55113

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Julie Roles 
Vital Aging Network 

An Antidote for Loneliness and Isolation:
Social Connections

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Bruce McBeath, Ph.D
licensed psychologist who writes, speaks and consults with organizations about the psychology of aging, with clinical practices in St. Paul and Red Wing, MN

James Falvey,
executive director of Little Brothers - Friends of the Elderly and a leading thinker in the Twin Cities on the topic of fostering social connection at the community level.

The consequences of loneliness have been the subject of considerable research in recent years. The research has helped us better understand just how devastating an impact it has on our mental, emotional and physical health. It can creep into our lives as we age, and ravage the very foundation of our health. Singled out among other maladies associated with aging, loneliness has been declared a significant “silent killer” among older adults

Join us for this engaging forum to explore the importance of social connections and define steps that you might take to lessen the effects of loneliness in your own life or in others around you.