- •What is the primary question addressed by this study?Is a 6-week remotely administered individual-level psychosocial intervention aiming to reduce perceived stress and loneliness in community-dwelling older adults feasible, acceptable, and potentially effective?
- •What is the main finding of this study?The intervention was feasible and acceptable, with a high rate of adherence. There was a small-to-medium effect size reduction in perceived stress and loneliness, and increase in resilience, happiness, and components of wisdom and positive perceptions of aging.
- •What is the meaning of the finding?If these preliminary findings are confirmed in larger samples, they would suggest an opportunity to increase accessibility and dissemination of remotely administered interventions to reduce perceived stress and loneliness and promote resilience and components of wisdom among older adults.
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