End Isolation & Loneliness

Social Isolation & Loneliness: What’s the Difference?

  • Social Isolation: The objective experience of having few or infrequent social connections.
  • Loneliness: The subjective and distressing feeling of being alone or isolated, often defined as the difference between actual and desired level of social connection.
  • Social Connection: The ways that people can be physically, emotionally, and culturally connected to others.

Find out more information about loneliness, isolation, and social connection at https://connectwi.org

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