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    Title: ‘Social distancing’ shouldn’t mean losing human connection

    Type: Resource
    Published: 2021
    Source: com2connstag

    Title: You Have the Power to Prevent a Fall

    Topics: Individuals
    Type: Resource
    Published: 2020
    Source: com2connstag

    Title: Who are the victims of elder abuse? The disabled, cognitively impaired and poor.

    Type: Resource
    Published: 2020
    Source: com2connstag

    Title: Webinar: Using Tech to Address Social Isolation During COVID-19

    Type: Resource
    Published: 2020
    Source: com2connstag

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    Exercise Classes Reduce Loneliness, Social Isolation in Seniors

    A study found participants of the Leveraging Exercise to Age in Place (LEAP) classes had a decrease in loneliness and an improvement in social connectedness.

    This program was supported by a three-year grant from AARP Foundation.

    Cedars-Sinai
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    Eldercare Locator

    This nationwide service connects older Americans and their caregivers with trustworthy local support resources.

    Whether help is needed with services such as meals, home care or transportation, or a caregiver needs training and education or a well-deserved break from caregiving responsibilities, the Eldercare Locator is there to point that person in the right direction.

    U.S. Administration on Aging

    Report: Social Isolation and Loneliness in Older Adults Opportunities for the Health Care System

    Even the most socially isolated individuals — those who have no or very few community connections — interact with the health care system.

    This report details the meaningful role the health sector can play to help people overcome isolation along with recommendations to enhance that role.

    World events plant new buzz terms into our public consciousness. This time, it’s “social distancing” — efforts to keep people healthy by keeping them apart. Social distancing can be many things...

    The Washington Post
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    You Have the Power to Prevent a Fall

    National Council on Aging

    Falls prevention is isolation prevention. Staying healthy, active, and mobile helps reduce your chances of becoming isolated. A fall can lead to disabling injuries or isolating fear. This video from NCOA shares information about effective ways to improve strength and prevent falls.

    National Council on Aging
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    On June 15, the United Nations observes the less publicized World Elder Abuse Awareness Day, focusing attention on the hidden tragedy of abuse, neglect and exploitation of elderly people throughout the world.

    The Washington Post
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    Consumer Technology Association (CTA) webinar on using technology to address social isolation during COVID-19.

    Consumer Technology Association
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