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When Loneliness Remains: Supporting the Social Needs of Older Adults Beyond the Pandemic

Resource Topic: Clinical Issues, Social Determinants of Health (SDOH)

Resource Subtopic: Behavioral Health.

Keywords: Older Adults (Elders/Elderly).

Year Developed: 2021

Resource Type: Archived Webinar .

Primary Audience: Clinicans Clinicians
Secondary Audience: Enabling Staff Enabling Staff

Language(s): English

Developed by: National Center for Equitable Care for Elders (See other resources developed by this organization).

Resource Summary: Restrictions associated with the COVID-19 pandemic greatly increased public awareness of the detrimental effect of social isolation and loneliness—especially for community-dwelling older adults. This webinar will show participants some traditional and innovative approaches to engage and support older patients who are most likely to remain at risk during the Nation’s recovery from the COVID-driven public health crisis.

This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as part of an award totaling $6,625,000 with 0 percentage financed with non-governmental sources. The contents are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement, by HRSA, HHS, or the U.S. Government. For more information, please visit HRSA.gov.