social isolation

Cupid Crew, a nationwide network of volunteers, will deliver cards and roses to older adults across the country on Valentine's Day.
AARP DC successfully fought for $5.2 million in the city's 2023 budget for programs to help combat senior food insecurity and ease social isolation.
Live Q&A on Coronavirus: Finding Purpose as We Move Beyond COVID
More than two years of living through a global pandemic has weighed heavily on Americans’ mental health.
Mother and daughter
A new AARP survey found that most older Americans have developed a greater appreciation for spending time with loved ones since the onset of COVID-19.
Two years of the COVID-19 public health crisis have clarified the steps needed to establish a more secure future for all.
Increasing vaccination rates have offered a much-needed break from the fear of serious illness and made many people feel more comfortable gathering in person. As temperatures drop, however, and we turn to more indoor activities, we should remain aware of potential COVID-related risks.
Across the globe, many communities—both local and virtual—are innovating out of necessity to support older adults and immunocompromised people as they cope with the COVID-19 pandemic.
It’s completely normal to feel anxiety and stress during the COVID-19 pandemic, but taking care of your emotional health will help protect you and your family.
Connecting at home in her retirement
We share our most-read blogs for 2018 in four categories: health, financial security, long-term services and supports, and livable communities
July is Social Isolation Month at AARP. This month, we are calling attention to the millions of older adults across the nation who lack meaningful social contacts with family members, friends or neighbors.  Why the focus on isolation?  Because social isolation is associated with bad health…
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