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Sage Aging - Liz Craven EPISODE 2, 7th April 2020
Understanding Social Isolation
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Understanding Social Isolation

Building on last week's discussion, Coping With Stress and Anxiety in Uncertain times (listen here: Bit.ly/SageEp1)Kathy Black, PhD, professor of Social Work and Aging Studies at the University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee discusses social isolation and the effect it can have on both our physical and mental well-being. Listen to this episode to get a better understanding of what social isolation is and what causes it. You’ll also learn about strategies and resources to help people stay engaged and healthy at any age. 

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Resources Mentioned

AARP CommunityConnections: https://aarpcommunityconnections.org/

AARP Coronavirus Facts & Updates: https://www.aarp.org/health/conditions-treatments/info-2020/coronavirus-facts.html

AARP Crisis Textline - Connect immediately to support:https://www.crisistextline.org/

Grocery Delivery/Instacart: https://www.instacart.com/

Prepared Food Delivery/Uber Eats: https://www.ubereats.com/

Next Door App: https://nextdoor.com/

Additional Resources from Kathy Black:

How can we learn more about COVID 19 and older adults?

What can my community do now to help others?