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Are you or a loved one at risk for social isolation?
Use these resources to take steps to end social isolation and start living a connected life.

Sometimes having a simple conversation can help you turn “I feel so alone” into “I feel very connected.”

Connect2Affect Chatbot
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Learn more about a surprising new tool that can help you feel more socially connected.

Connect2Affect Chatbot
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The first step to getting rent payment or mortgage assistance is knowing where to look. If you're experiencing financial hardship, get the help you're entitled to.

AARP Foundation
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This Valentine’s Day, Wish of a Lifetime from AARP is leading an effort to create cards and safely send some love to older adults who are socially isolated.

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Eldercare Locator

U.S. Administration on Aging

This nationwide service connects older Americans and their caregivers with trustworthy local support resources.

Whether help is needed with services such as meals, home care or transportation, or a caregiver needs training and education or a well-deserved break from caregiving responsibilities, the Eldercare Locator is there to point that person in the right direction.

U.S. Administration on Aging
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Hear tips from a man who spent a year alone in outer space.

AARP
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Learn the ins and outs of volunteering without leaving your home.

AARP
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A study found participants of the Leveraging Exercise to Age in Place (LEAP) classes had a decrease in loneliness and an improvement in social connectedness.

This program was supported by a three-year grant from AARP Foundation.

Cedars-Sinai
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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.

BuzzFeed
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