McKnight’s Long Term Care News published a guest article written by Encounter Telehealth’s Randy Beckett- Vice President of Geriatric Psychiatric Services, DNP, APRN, PMHNP-BC, FNP-BC.

In the article, Randy discusses the effects of loneliness on aging health, and how therapy and telehealth can help. Loneliness was recently dubbed “the silent killer”, and recent reports suggest it is worse for aging health than cigarette smoking or high blood pressure.

To read the full article, please visit McKnight’s by clicking HERE.

To learn more about the author, Randy Beckett, please visit his profile on our website by clicking HERE.