SENIOR SERVICES & STORIES

Community Living Services – February  2021

COMMUNITY LIVING SERVICES: 
High Cost of Social Isolation for the Elderly

Elder isolation increases during cold winter months, which has been exacerbated by Covid-caused visitation restrictions. Image, Kate Burke.

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By Eva Veitch, Region 10 Community Living Services Program Director. Human beings are social creatures; our human connections help us survive and thrive. COVID-19 and the social distancing that has been put in place to protect us have had a huge unintended consequence, hitting the elderly especially hard. Learn how you can help.

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