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Studies have identified loneliness as a predictor of declines in health and accelerated death. We are assisted by others to become autonomous. Autonomy is a product of an interdependent process. Assisting others to maintain or regain dignity is assisted autonomy in practice. It is community.
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Director's Editorials from Age in Action
Ansello, E. (2013). Lessons from a Sequoia Grove. Age in Action, 28(1).