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Checkup From the Neck-Up, Episode 5 – Dr. Sandra Tars on Senior Isolation

This May, public media across New York State, including WCNY, are focusing on the issue of Senior Isolation. In this edition of Checkup From the Neck-Up, Dr. Rich O’Neill talks with clinical psychologist and gerontologist Dr. Sandra Tars about factors leading to senior isolation, its consequences, and how we can help our elderly. Local resources designed to help overcome this problem are listed below:

Onondaga County Aging Services
InterFaith Works Senior Services
Salvation Army Senior Services
Volunteer Center
Central NY Psychological Association
Aurora of CNY

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