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Mapping Social Isolation in Older Adults

This mapping tool allows you to visualize measures of social isolation and loneliness in older adults in the United States. The tool integrates individual measures of social isolation at the state and county level including demographics, health and health behaviors, health care utilization, health system capacity and COVID-19 data.

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Eldercare Locator

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

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

Even the most socially isolated individuals — those who have no or very few community connections — interact with the health care system.

This report details the meaningful role the health sector can play to help people overcome isolation along with recommendations to enhance that role.

National Academy of Sciences

Experts answer your questions related to COVID-19. Listen to past town halls on a wide range of Coronavirus-related topics.

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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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