When people connect, they affect each other's lives.
- 17% of adults age 65 and older are isolated
- 26% increased risk of death due to subjective feeling of loneliness
- 51% of people age 75 and older live alone
People connect through stories.
The journey out of isolation begins with stories. More than a window into other people’s lives, they’re the building blocks of connectedness.
How We Can Help
According to the Campaign to End Loneliness, 1 million of us are already suffering from acute loneliness, while 2.5 million over age 60 fear they could end up similarly isolated.