NPT has released a new documentary in the Aging Matters series entitled “Loneliness and Isolation”. It addresses the complicated relationship between loneliness and isolation among older adults, the negative impact that loneliness and/or isolation can have on health and longevity, and strategies to reduce or prevent their occurance.  The program premiered on NPT on May 31, 2018. It will continue to air periodically and is also available to view on their website –

The West End Home Foundation is proud to support NPT Reports: Aging Matters. The series began in 2013 and has produced thirteen documentaries – many have aired nationally. All episodes address a critical issue impacting older adults and serve as a springboard for community dialogue about how to support and enhance the quality of life of people as they age.