By GEORGE SCHWARTZ, An Article Out Loud from the Domestic Preparedness, August 09, 2023.
Even before the COVID-19 pandemic, about half of American adults reported feeling lonely. A lack of engagement can have serious health effects for socially isolated individuals and implications for the work of emergency management professionals.
Narrated by MacGregor Stephenson.
Dr. George Schwartz is an associate professor at Immaculata University and has been the director of the bachelor’s degree in Emergency Planning & Management program since 2014. He is also a retired senior Army officer with more than 30 years of service overseas and in the homeland, including leading National Guard units during domestic response operations.