For category: Families and Neighbors

A daily walking program can improve your health, boost your social life and even increase creativity.

Marriage advice that can also strengthen your other relationships.

Showing up is at the core of creating and maintaining, strong meaningful bonds with friends, family, coworkers, and Internet pals. It’s what turns the people you know into your people.

You’ve found the home of your dreams; now fill it with beloved new friends.

senior woman sits alone in living room and looks sad

Governments are just starting to confront the issue.

The Heart of the Matter

Love may be in the air on Valentine’s Day, but just how you feel about the holiday can depend on your age and whether you’re in a relationship.

In November 2017, AARP Foundation conducted a survey among adults age 18 and over that explored social
connections during the holidays. Results show positive feelings are associated with the holidays, but also concern for
family members who may feel lonely.

Family members and neighbors are often the first to notice the signs of isolation, but may not know how to interpret them — or what to do about them.