Reducing the Effects of Loneliness and Isolation on Older Adults During COVID-19 (COVID-19 Rapid Response Network)
Source: Mental Health Services Oversight and Accountability Commission
Resource Type: Documents and Publications
Focus Population: Seniors, Older Adults
Topics: Self-help/Emotional Regulation
Loneliness and isolation have negative impacts on mental and physical health, and social distancing can exacerbate the problem, particularly in older adults. This short guide provides recommendations for encouraging older adults to stay connected and active.