By being aware and working together, we can address social isolation of seniors.

Social isolation is a complex issue and addressing it requires community involvement from multiple angles.


There are several ways to find support for seniors who may be socially isolated:

We’re developing tip sheets and other resources for families, friends, neighbours and helping professionals who want to support seniors who may be socially isolated. Please check back again.

Join our network

If you or your organization wants to be a part of a community of support and connection, contact Tim Henderson, Project Manager for the Pan-Edmonton Group Addressing Social Isolation of Seniors at

Other initiatives that aim to reduce social isolation of seniors

Hello, How Are You? (City of Edmonton)

RISE: Reach Isolated Seniors Everywhere (Canada)

Connect2Affect (United States)

Campaign to End Loneliness (United Kingdom)

Share your ideas!

We are passionate about creating a community where we can effectively reduce social isolation in Edmonton. If you have ideas, suggestions, or have heard of other community initiatives that are working towards our goal, please share them by commenting below. Your contribution may help connect a senior in need.

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