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Social isolation can be especially painful for seniors. Here are 3 ways to help.

By April 15, 2020 April 18th, 2020 No Comments

The new coronavirus epidemic has spurred an unprecedented level of social distancing guidelines and shelter-in-place orders that have prompted many community-based organizations to close and skilled nursing facilities and senior living organizations to ban visitors. The result? Millions of seniors across the country alone in their homes—and at an increased risk of social isolation and loneliness.

App-based services like Element3 Health, Happy, and YourCoach allow seniors in the community to virtually gather and receive emotional support.