Social isolation and loneliness have become major issues during the COVID pandemic, with older adults separated from their families and with limited opportunities for engagement. All sectors have a role to play to increase and improve engagement among older adults, especially during a pandemic. TFAH’s third AFPHS training focused on the impact of social isolation on older adults and how communities have pivoted to create social engagement opportunities.
Dr. Thomas Cudjoe – Assistant Professor of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University
Kexin Yu – PhD Candidate, University of Southern California
Carol Moehrle – District Director for Public Health, Idaho North Central District
Sara Link – Director of No Wrong Door, Virginia Department for Aging and Rehabilitative Services