Social Isolation is more than feeling lonely
Social isolation has reached epidemic proportions and has a negative impact on our emotional and physical health.
Did you know?
►17% of adults age 65 and older are isolated
►26% are at increased risk of early death due to subjective feelings of loneliness
►46% of women age 75 and older live alone
Social Isolation Assessment
Are you or a loved one at risk for social isolation? Take this assessment to find out if you are at risk.
Explore online resources and ways to find help in your local community on the Connect2Affect website.
Commit to Connect
AARP Foundation is part of a new public-private coalition with the Administration for Community Living to connect older adults and people with disabilities with services and supports to build the social connections they need to thrive.
Learn More about Commit to Connect.