This document outlines the process and results of a search of grey literature conducted to accompany a rapid review of peer-reviewed literature on social isolation among older people.
A rapid review of peer-reviewed literature on social isolation Social isolation is an experience that can be detrimental to the health and well-being of older people. Research has uncovered risk factors and harmful outcomes of social isolation both in general and for older people. In an effort to summarize the broad range of literature that…
This report provides an examination of the landscape of risk factors and indicators related to social isolation across Hamilton, using readily available data and was prepared for HSIIP by The Social Planning and Research Council of Hamilton in collaboration with the Gilbrea Centre for Studies in Aging, McMaster University.
Partners of the Hamilton Seniors Isolation Impact Plan invite you to read about our first year of progress in reducing isolation among seniors in Greater Hamilton. Also included is a summary of the HSIIP website and social media knowledge mobilization data that was collected as part of the Gilbrea Centre participatory research initiative.