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Date: October 22, 2020

Time: 2:45pm - 4:00pm

Location: Online

Georgia Afton with Little Brothers Friends of the Elderly will discuss loneliness, how it impacts older adults specifically, how COVID-19 has further impacted those experiencing loneliness and ways that senior workers can help mitigate loneliness in our communities.

Join Online at the Link Below

http://bit.ly/OctoberMembershipMeeting

By Phone:  872-240-3212

Access Code:  574-601-861

Presentation Objectives

  • To explore and define loneliness and isolation and their impact on older adult health and well-being
  • To examine how we can identify loneliness among clients
  • To incorporate studies and statistics that illustrate the significant role loneliness and isolation play in the quality of elder life
  • To reflect on friendship as an antidote to loneliness and share ideas and solutions

We will consider

  • Three State of Being: Solitude. Loneliness. Isolation.
  • Isolation: A Circle of Loss
  • The Societal Impact of Elder Loneliness and Isolation – Fact of Fiction?
  • The COVID Factor
  • Measurement. Causes. Solutions.
  • An Isolation Assessment Tool
  • The Power of Friendship