Staying in isolation due to COVID-19 means older adults remain cut off from friends and extended family. Mental health experts are concerned about mental an emotional challenges facing our seniors. If you are a senior who needs someone to talk to there are people you can trust who are ready and willing to answer your call. They hope you'll reach out.
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AARP Foundation's Connect2Affect: https://connect2affect.org/
AARP Coronavirus landing page: www.aarp.org/coronavirus
Community Connections: www.aarpcommunityconnections.org/
UCCS Aging Center (Mental health clinic for older adults): https://www.uccs.edu/healthcircle/aging-center
For Seniors Fighting Grief or Depression, Friendship Line is a Listening Ear:
Hotline: (800) 971 0016