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Learn About Senior Isolation and Loneliness
Get educated on the issues of social isolation and loneliness that many seniors face.
Help Us Connect More Pen Pals
With your help, we look to reach more seniors through our pen pal initiative this year.
Share Coffee and Conversation
Sharing food, drink and conversation is a human ritual that goes back millions of years. But if you’re eating alone – as many seniors do – the loneliness can stifle appetite and even lead to poor nutrition. Help restore connection by organizing an old-time koffeeklatsch with a senior.
Find a Senior Who Needs You
There are many ways to help a senior in your community. Here are a few to get you started.