Fact Sheets on Social Isolation

Transitions

Learn 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. Find ways to support older adults in maintaining their social connections through these life transitions. (Use links below to download in different languages.)

Transitions Fact Sheet (English)
– Arabic
– Chinese Simplified
– Hindi
– Korean
– Persian
– Spanish

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Linguistic & Cultural Barriers

Learn about language and cultural barriers that impact social connections, and ideas to help seniors maintain social connections. (Use links below to download in different languages.)

Linguistic & Cultural Barriers Fact Sheet (English)

– Arabic
– Chinese Simplified
– Hindi
– Korean
– Hindi
– Persian
– Spanish

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Caregivers

Learn about common causes of caregiver isolation and caregiver burnout and suggestions to help caregivers maintain social connections. (Use links below to download in different languages.)

Caregiving Fact Sheet (English)
– Chinese Simplified
– Persian

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Physical Health

Find out about physical health challenges faced by seniors that can impact social connections and options for providing support. (Use links below to download in different languages.)

Physical Health Fact Sheet (English)
– Chinese Simplified
– Persian

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Low Income

Identify connections between low income, health and social isolation. Learn about income benefits that are important for seniors with low income. (Use links below to download in different languages.)

Low Income Fact Sheet (English)
– Chinese Simplified
– Persian

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Mental Health

Learn about mental health challenges like depression, anxiety and cognitive aging, and identify ways to help seniors stay connected. (Use links below to download in different languages.)

Mental Health Fact Sheet (English)
– Chinese Simplified
– Persian

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