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Staying connected

Social connections play an important role in healthy aging. Research shows that loneliness and social isolation can have a significant impact on our physical and mental health and older adults may be at a greater risk. Staying connected is about participating in meaningful activities and staying engaged at home, work and in the community. Technology has the power to help older adults remain in touch with their community and maintain their social ties. Learn more by browsing the topics below.

Stay connected! Family caregivers of people with dementia may benefit from online and telephone support
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Tackling a silent beast : Strategies for reducing loneliness and social isolation
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Day centers: Safe and stimulating environments for older adults living with a loss of autonomy
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Social engagement

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