In the News

In the News

Neighbors can impact your happiness, a study suggests. Chicago residents talk through their experiences.

Chicago Tribune | October 21, 2019

The son of one neighbor helps her clear the snow with his snow blower, so she doesn’t have to shovel. A neighbor down the street makes it a point to text her when she has a package on her porch or when her daughter’s vehicle is parked in the wrong area on street cleaning day. And the care is reciprocated.

Read More

Media Resources

Press Kit

Learn about our efforts to foster understanding of isolation’s effects on older adults.


Research Updates

Discover the latest academic research into the value of strong social connections.

View Now

About Us

Through Connect2Affect, AARP Foundation is catalyzing action to end social isolation among older adults.

Read More

Executive Council

Our leadership team comprises innovators and experts in aging issues.

Meet the Council

Fact Sheet

Download our fact sheet on social connectedness in older adults.