The following list of organizations, programs, and informational websites aim to reduce social isolation among older adults. If you or a loved one are struggling with loneliness, these resources can be useful for finding ways to feel more socially connected.
Navigate resources to reduce social isolation in older adults:
Commit to Connect Program: provides access to services for older adults and people with disabilities experiencing social isolation.
Diverse Elders Coalition: advocates on issues to improve the lives of older adults in communities of color and in the LGBTQ+ community.
Eldercare Locator: connects older adults and their families with support services ranging from caregiving to transportation.
Friend to Friend America: pairs older adults with trained volunteers to provide companionship and build strong social connections.
Institute on Aging – Friendship Line: provides ongoing outreach calls to older adults experiencing loneliness, as well as a crisis line for people struggling with feelings of social isolation or mental health issues.