Social isolation is considered to be closely linked with health outcomes. Learn how people with few social connections are more likely to experience negative health effects and how being socially connected can benefit your health.
Senior’s social isolation is a complex and extensive social problem. Programs such as New Horizons for Seniors help fund projects that provide a better understanding of isolation and what is required to identify and connect isolated seniors.
When Mrs. Will* found it hard to navigate her surroundings due to vision loss, Wesley Urban Ministries referred her to a Peer Connector who helped set her up with local activities. Read Mrs. Will* success story to find out how the Connector program worked for her.