It is unrealistic to think everyone is fine to shelter in place and not be able to leave home and be functional. Some of us thrive; others struggle as I wrote in a blog on June, 1st 2020: Skilled at Isolation.
Now, this blog offers a different perspective: in this blog, I related to those who need to be connected.
There is an organization that helps those who need to be connected to be functional.
Social Isolation and Loneliness in Older Adults is highly related to dementia to heart disease.
There is a tremendous power in being connected with others; for some older adults found that connective the outreach is important.
The numbers are higher: 1 in 4 Americans over age 65 are socially isolated or alone. If you are in the age range, used our website www.HealthCareNewYork.net to research the website Connect2Affect.org. See what they can do for you or loves ones.