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Social Isolation is more than feeling lonely

How connected are you?
Social isolation has reached epidemic proportions and has a negative impact on our emotional and physical health.
Are you or a loved one at risk for social isolation? Take this assessment to find out if you are at risk.


Here to Help During the Coronavirus Pandemic

We’ve assembled resources to help you stay connected during this challenging time.

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Volunteer for Meal Pack Challenge 2020

Each year, the Meal Pack Challenge packs nutritious meals for seniors across the Washington, D.C., region. For 2020, you can join in from home!

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Need Help? Find Support Services in Your Area

Search our Local Assistance Directory for free or reduced cost services that may combat or prevent social isolation. You’ll also find services like medical care, food, job training and more.

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Recent Research

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The Pandemic Effect: A Social Isolation Report

This report explores the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on adults of all ages, to understand levels of social isolation during the pandemic, and to assess knowledge of how social isolation can impact a person’s health.

Funded by AARP Foundation with the support of a grant from United Health Foundation.

AARP Foundation

Social Isolation and Loneliness in Older Adults Opportunities for the Health Care System

How health care providers can help reduce the adverse health impacts of social isolation and loneliness.

National Academy of Sciences

Is There a Medical Cure for Loneliness?

With older Americans at higher risk for social isolation, science may have a treatment.

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