Archived Report: September 2 - September 8, 2019

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Health Topic: Social Isolation & Loneliness Among Older Adults
Weekly Report: October 28 - November 3, 2019

4,647

Total Mentions

664

Mentions Per Day
Mentions by Source
Themes in conversation
THEMES IN CONVERSATION

The following themes have been identified by PGP as the most commonly found in conversation. The chart in the Weekly Monitoring Report presents the Top 5 themes in conversation that week. However, for an overview of all major themes that have been found in conversation, refer to the definitions below.

Themes:
  • Care - References various types of care than an older adult may receive, healthcare, lack of care or abuse associated with caregiving, or isolation/ loneliness among caregivers.
  • Diseases & Health Problems - Health issues and risks associated with isolation / loneliness, or diseases associated with aging.
  • Family - Family and family dynamics in relation to isolation /loneliness, or individual personal experiences with isolation / loneliness in the family.
  • Finances - Financial struggles among older adults, financial stability, often references retirement.
  • Housing - Housing and various communities for older adults, or challenges related to housing and older adults.
  • Insurance - Conversation about health insurance
  • Interaction - Spending time with older adults, or older adults spending time with friends and family.
  • Policy & Services - State / local policies that impact older adults, or community services related to older adults
  • Research & Clinical Trials - Studies or research findings related to older adults and/or social isolation / loneliness.
  • Retirement - Various aspects of retirement and planning for retirement, the struggles / concerns that older adults have while in retirement.
  • Technology - Use of technology associated with aging and care, often a specific focus on social media, AI, robots, and smart technology
  • Treatment & Medication - Types of treatment and medications that older adults use.
Most Influential Authors
1 CNBC
2 CNA
3 Robert Alai
4 The Irish Times
5 The Japan Times
Most Popular Tweets
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Designated Market Area (DMA) Map Broadcast Media Coverage
Twitter Heat Map
Conversation Heat Map

Shows where Twitter conversations are taking place around the country. The size of the red spike indicates the amount of conversation.

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