It’s no secret that loneliness among our older adult population was at an all-time high even before COVID-19.
With orders to stay at home blanketing the nation, this issue of isolation and loneliness was magnified.
Employee volunteers signed up to reach out to isolated seniors around the country with a phone call.
Paired with seniors who are struggling to stay connected in a social distanced world, conversation ranged from what’s for dinner and current events of the day to bragging about their grandchildren.
This program has shown the power of a simple phone call to change one’s outlook on life.
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