Together, we can help people find social connection, and be #FarFromAlone.
Our mission is to engage diverse stakeholders, increase public awareness, promote innovative research, and advocate for policy change that combats the adverse consequences of social isolation and loneliness.
Our mission is to improve health through human connection. Social Health Labs collaborates with cross-sector partners on local, state, and national initiatives that aim to reduce loneliness and improve social well-being, including publications, programs, products, campaigns, and events.
Life Story Club is a nonprofit dedicated to creating social groups for older adults to easily build friendships through sharing and preserving their life stories. The organization uses a group storytelling model to empower participants to make new connections and nurture these relationships.
Volunteers of America is dedicated to helping those in need live healthy, safe, and productive lives. Since 1896, we have supported and empowered America's most vulnerable groups, including veterans, seniors, people with disabilities, at-risk youth, homeless individuals and families, those recovering from addictions, and many others.
Research & Support
By focusing on social determinants of health, The Humana Foundation aims to promote more healthy days and encourage greater health equity. Social determinants of health – such as asset and financial security, food security and social connections – are the conditions under which people are born, grow, live, work and age that impact overall health and well-being.
TRISH is a virtual research institute with the goal of producing promising new approaches, treatments, countermeasures or technologies in human deep space exploration.
The national Meals on Wheels network addresses isolation and loneliness amongst older adults with frequent in-person meal deliveries, group-setting meals, programs designed to keep seniors and their pets together, and other efforts to promote socialization and connectedness.
The National Rural Health Association (NRHA) is a national nonprofit membership organization with more than 21,000 members. The association’s mission is to provide leadership on rural health issues through advocacy, communications, education and research.
Reema transforms how people navigate the gaps between health care and social care through technology and Guides from the communities we serve. Through our advanced technology platform, we predict and identify the needs of your members. We know how to engage the most challenging members through text messaging, phone calls, and home visits.
Only7Seconds is on a mission to to end loneliness. We do that by inspiring individuals and equipping partners through our programs and resources. Out work includes advocacy and awareness, individual support, youth programming and public resources for loneliness and connection. Through our advanced technology platform, we predict and identify the needs of your members. We know how to engage the most challenging members through text messaging, phone calls, and home visits.
As the leading advocate for older adults and those who care for them, Institute on Aging offers a broad spectrum of services and support. In addition to providing home care and case management services, we operate The Friendship Line, a free 24-hour “warm” line for seniors offering a caring ear and having a friendly conversation with depressed older adults.
iN2L’s expansive content library promotes wellness, empowerment, and engagement among older adults and is the foundation for activities that facilitate social interaction, cognitive and physical exercise and therapy, education, reminiscing, areas of interest, and memory support engagement.
(NSGA) is a nonprofit Multisport Council member of the United States Olympic Paralympic Committee that promotes health and wellness for adults 50 and over through education, fitness and sport. NSGA governs the biennial National Senior Games, the largest multi-sport championship event in the world for seniors.
We serve older adults and caregivers in the lower 13 counties of Illinois. We fund a senior center focal point in each county that provides congregate and home-delivered meals. We fund outreach, information and assistance, limited transportation and home modification, as well as social isolation reduction activities like letter and card delivery and calls to the homebound.
We at Blooming Health believe that strong social health is critical for us to enjoy a healthy longevity. This is why we are building a social operating system (OS) that enables a grassroots approach of connecting older adults to their local community resources that provide social support, in a personalized way.
A Mighty Good Time is a curated calendar of events for older adults. Featuring in-person, virtual, and phone-accessible activities, our mission is to make it easier to find, create, and promote experiences that help you stay social, active, and engaged as you age.
Vivo is the premier online, live and interactive fitness program for people 55+; its members span those generations, from Baby Boomers all the way to those in their 80s. The Vivo program emphasizes building muscle strength, mobility and agility to maintain independence and confidence at any age.
GetSetUp is the largest and fastest growing online community of older adults who want to learn, connect and do wonderful things. The platform offers live classes taught by peers who are experts in their field, social hours hosted by community members, and special events with speakers who directly address areas of interest to older adults. Classes are taught in English, Spanish, Hindi and Mandarin.
LifeBio captures life stories and personalizes engagement. Our LifeBio Memory app records the VOICE of the most amazing people. MyHello is our loneliness intervention that uses ANY type of phone. We can match people with interests in common for weekly auto-calls or people can speak with MyHello Guides each week. MyHello is a care management program that helps people experiencing loneliness or those at most risk of depression (for LTSS, V-BID, MedAdvantage, etc.)
CarePatrol was founded in 1993 by a medical social worker who observed the trauma of a family whose loved one moved into the wrong type of senior living community. For 30 years, our team has been a pioneer in senior placement and is dedicated to providing safe and quality senior care options for your loved ones.
The nation’s leading community fitness program designed specifically for seniors, SilverSneakers® promotes greater health engagement and accountability by providing members with regular exercise (strength training, aerobics, flexibility) and social opportunities at more than 16,000 locations nationwide—all at no cost to them.
Make Room @ The Table is an affinity group based in Chicago, Illinois. It was founded in July 2020. The members -- social workers, academics, philanthropists, physicians, nurses, social science researchers, nonprofit CEOs and community leaders -- are engaged in the field of aging.
Pyx Health works with healthcare organizations to provide 24/7 companionship and support for members via a smart and engaging mobile platform and compassionate call center that addresses the devastating health outcomes and harmful social impact caused by loneliness and social isolation.
For Military & Veterans
AMVETS (American Veterans) is the nation’s most inclusive Congressionally-chartered veterans service organization, representing the interests of 20 million veterans. AMVETS is open to and fighting for all who honorably served in the United States military, including the Reserve and Guard. With more than 250,000 members nationwide, we are veterans serving veterans.
DAV is a nonprofit charity founded in 1920 that provides a lifetime of support for veterans of all generations and their families, helping more than 1 million veterans in positive, life-changing ways each year. DAV is also a leader in connecting veterans with meaningful employment, hosting job fairs and providing resources to ensure they have the opportunity to participate in the American Dream their sacrifices have made possible.
For Kids & Parents
GoNoodle was created to fill in the fault lines of our educational & early childhood developmental system but it has become our higher calling to help provide a solution to the problems that others can’t find ways to solve and to help teachers, parents, healthcare providers, and everyone interested in helping kids grow to make this shift to a screen-centered childhood a positive one.
The Help Us Grow (H.U.G.) Foundation provides a FREE & engaging reading intervention, character development, and leadership program that enables students to grow into self sustaining learners. H.U.G. promotes social and educational equality allowing them to BE THE DIFFERENCE™ in their communities.