JAGS editorial discusses the importance of human connection and emphasizes the need to address social factors influencing health.

CAPC's Diane E. Meier, MD, director emerita and strategic medical advisor, and R. Sean Morrison, MD, co-wrote an editorial in the latest issue of the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society (JAGS). Emphasizing the need for human connection (e.g., relationships) as an important priority for adults, the authors call out how our health system and society do not honor this foundational need enough, contributing to poor health and other outcomes.

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