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Carla Perissinotto Quoted in NPR Story about Loneliness

Carla Perissinotto, MD, MHS is quoted in an NPR story about loneliness among older adults in San Francisco. She discusses that older adults who report feeling lonely are more likely to lose their independence and they are at greater risk of dying solely from being lonely. The story also mentions the San Francisco-based nonprofit called Little Brothers, Friends of the Elderly, which is a partner with the UCSF Optimizing Aging Collaborative. Click here to read more.