How Social Connection Will Save the World

5 years ago, an idea changed my life…well, it was less of an idea, more of a breakdown. One day, I was weaving my way through the tube platform, caught up in the usual busy-ness of London, when suddenly I thought of my grandpa George. At the time, Alzheimer’s was slowly but surely consuming his mind. He was socially isolated most of the time and, undoubtedly, depressed. However, when we were together, we could share a profound love. Gripping his hand tight, a heartfelt kiss o