Fact Sheets on Social Isolation

Caregivers

This fact sheet includes common causes for caregiver isolation and caregiver burnout and suggestions to help caregivers maintain social connections.

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Linguistic & Cultural Barriers

This fact sheet identifies language and cultural barriers that impact social connections, and provides suggestions to help seniors maintain social connections.

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Low Income

This fact sheet identifies the connections between low income, health and social isolation, and income benefits that can make a significant difference for a low income senior

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Mental Health

This fact sheet identifies mental health challenges such as depression, anxiety and cognitive aging, and identifies ways to help seniors stay involved.

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Physical Health

This fact sheet identifies physical health challenges faced by seniors that can impact social connections and identifies options for providing support.

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Transitions

This fact sheet identifies how the death of a partner, loss of independence, loss of a driver’s license or relocation to a new home represent major life transitions. Included are ways to support a senior in maintaining their social connections through these life transitions.

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