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Long Beach helps local seniors cope with isolation

The baby boom generation is aging, and some experts say an increasing proportion of older people will live their retirement years alone and isolated. In Long Beach, where nearly ten percent of the population is over 65 years old, community organizers are starting programs focused on fostering social interaction among community elders.  “Some of the seniors don’t have anything to do and nowhere to go.” Read more at VoiceWaves.

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This entry was posted on December 11, 2016 by in Print, Voicewaves and tagged , .

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