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The Current Impacts of COVID-19 on Senior Citizens

With March 2023 marking the third year since the COVID-19 pandemic spread across the United States, the effects of the virus are still being felt. In particular, the lives of senior citizens have been greatly impacted by restructured living communities, ongoing infections and long-term health complications caused by the COVID-19 virus. The Effects of COVID-19 …

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The Secondary Effects of Loneliness and Isolation

Loneliness and isolation have various secondary effects on long-term health. On their own, they are already challenging states to manage. This is most likely because, historically, humans have always been social beings, relying on communication and connections with others to further civilization. Loneliness and social isolation are not necessarily the same. As defined by the …

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Senior Spotlight: Sue

Conversations to Remember was founded with a clear mission: help fight cognitive decline in senior citizens by combating loneliness and social isolation. Since its establishment in 2020, the organization has enlisted the help of student volunteers nationwide to participate in virtual visits with seniors from all over the country. Thanks to the volunteers’ efforts and …

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How Technology Can Help Seniors Experiencing Loneliness and Social Isolation

Loneliness and social isolation are major concerns for many older adults. These individuals are more likely to experience social isolation due to reasons such as losing social ties, relocating to care communities and facing limitations from their physical and mental health. When older adults are isolated and lonely, it can lead to various issues, such …

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2022 Talk-a-thon Wrap-up

Thank you to everyone who participated in our 2022 Talk-a-thon. Through the generosity of our supporters, we were able to raise over $20,000 to support our cause and help bring relief to lonely senior citizens. By all metrics, the 2022 Talk-a-thon surpassed our 2021 campaign. Not only did we have more donors than last year, …

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