October 3, 2023

Dr. Jeremy Nobel - Loneliness and Alzheimer's

Dr. Jeremy Nobel - Loneliness and Alzheimer's

About This Episode

Chronic loneliness affects young and old and has been cited by the 21st US Surgeon General, Vice Admiral Vivek H. Murthy, MD as a major health crisis.  Research shows that loneliness can reduce life expectancy by 30% and increases the risk of dementia by 40%, Dr. Jeremy Nobel, a primary care physician and public health expert on the faculty at the Harvard Medical School, is Founder and President of the Foundation for Art and Healing. 

In this episode of BrainStorm, host Meryl Comer and Dr. Nobel discuss his new book “Project UnLonely: Healing Our Crisis of Disconnection."  Listen as they discuss the connection between loneliness and symptoms of Alzheimer’s. 

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