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Fredricksen-Goldsen on LGBTQ Social Isolation

Fellow Karen Fredricksen Goldsen puts social isolation of older adults in the same category as smoking 15 cigarettes a day.

She calls social isolation a public health issue and is one the first scholars to research senior members of the LGBTQ community and their social isolation. In this recent Seattle Times article, Fredricksen Goldsen tackles the issue of loneliness and the elderly LGBTQ community.

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