I wrote an article a few years ago talking about the benefits for residents in long-term care who belong to a performing choir. Well, actually, it turns out that belonging to almost any group can bring positive results. And … oh, yeah … we aren’t doing groups right now. That’s too bad, because feeling included in a group does help prevent loneliness. Feeling included in a group can also lead to perseverance. That’s a claim that David DeSteno makes in his book, “Emotional Success” (133). Who cares about perseverance? Everybody is concerned about the loneliness pandemic, not the . . .
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