Americans are feeling isolated, and the problem of loneliness is growing
The Cigna 2020 Loneliness Index paints a literally depressing picture: 60 percent of Americans consider themselves lonely.
By Scott Wooldridge|January 30, 2020 at 09:54 AM
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Americans say they are lonely and getting lonelier, a new study finds, and the workplace can both contribute to, and suffer from, these feelings.
The Cigna 2020 Loneliness Index paints a literally depressing picture: 60 percent of Americans consider themselves lonely (a seven-percentage-point increase from last year), younger people report feeling lonelier than older people, and social media seems to be fueling feelings of loneliness and isolation.
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