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The Dr. Pat Show: Talk Radio to Thrive By!: Technology Saved Leeza Gibbons Father's Life - How it Can Aid in Keeping Seniors Social

  06/21/2017  10:00 am PDT

Caregiver advocate and talk show host, Leeza Gibbons, is the spokesperson for Philips Lifeline medical alert services. Loneliness among the elderly today is a growing issue. 11million people 65 years and older live alone, and as many social circles decrease as we age, companionship becomes more valuable than ever. Leeza shares her story of how technology saved her dad's life - she is convinced it can save others.

According to an AARP study, isolated seniors have a 59% greater risk of mental and physical decline than individuals who are not lonely. Technology enables seniors to stay connected to family, travel and maintain their social circle by keeping aging adults close to resources that allow them to remain independent and safe.

Leeza's Care Connection

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Dr. Pat Baccili

Dr. Pat Baccili helps individuals and organizations break through their limiting Crust so they can reach their unlimited potential. Her specialty is assisting people face t...

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Leeza Gibbons

Emmy Award winner Leeza Gibbons is one of the most well‐known pop‐culture icons on the air. In addition to her impressive background in the field of entertainment and news m...

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Shelley Michael