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Wondering how you can foster connection for the people you help everyday? Here are resources you can use for inspiration.

Scammers often target older adults, especially those who may be feeling isolated or lonely. Get tips for protecting yourself or a loved one online.

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Intergenerational friendships come with many benefits for all age groups. Learn how to find common ground and build lasting connections.

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Worried about socializing? Try these questions and tips to help you get comfortable reaching out and reconnecting.

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Sharpen your social skills for after-hours work functions, neighborhood potlucks and other social events with these fun questions and games.

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Learning to observe and label your thoughts can help you maintain a good mindset for reaching out and connecting with others.

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What Does Isolation Feel Like?

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Social isolation can have a devastating effect on your mental and physical health. Here are steps to take to feel more connected.

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Few things connect people more than sharing a meal. Organize a potluck to help yourself and others build and improve social connections.

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By overcoming our misperceptions about our older loved ones — parents, aunts, uncles, other relatives, and friends — we can help them connect, feel less isolated, and lead richer lives.

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Everyone has a little voice inside that can be negative or cause self-doubt. Try these tips to turn that critic into a cheerleader.

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