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.
The Milken Institute Center for the Future of Aging elevates awareness, advances solutions, and catalyzes action to promote healthy longevity and financial wellness. Through research, convening, advocacy, and partnership with leaders across key sectors, the Center works to improve lives and build a better future for all ages.
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.
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.
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.
The primary mission of n4a is to build the capacity of our members so they can help older adults and people with disabilities live with dignity and choices in their homes and communities for as long as possible.
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.
Traditionally, our life has 3 stages: education, raising family + work, retirement. Despite an increase in average life expectancy up to 90 years, we still spend ~30% of our lifetime in retirement. While our physical and mental health decline in the later years, unfortunately our social support also shrinks, making the final years more difficult to live.
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.