Loneliness and social isolation doesn’t just affect one of us, it affects all of us.
The health effects of low social connection can be as dangerous as obesity or smoking.
Online, small peer support groups that lighten the emotional toll of the pandemic and other personal and professional stressors. Available nearly every day and lasting just one hour, you have the opportunity to share your experiences and affirmations in order to stay resilient, connected and positive.
This resource is designed to share what we have learned about intergenerational engagement during the pandemic. We share some of the research findings and present a detailed list of inspiring intergenerational initiatives focusing on creativity, art, and storytelling; helping each other; accessing vaccines; tutoring and mentoring; pen pals; and shared sites.