Three Humana leaders — Kristin Russell, Chris Hunter and William Shrank — have written a blog article for Health Affairs calling attention to the problem.
The coalition to end social isolation & loneliness has provided this helpful infographic - Preventing loneliness during physical distancing
Learn more about Papa - a company that pairs older adults and/or families with college students for companionship and assistance with everyday tasks
Bold Goal partners work together in new ways during crisis
Older Adults Technology Services (OATS) received an investment from the Humana Foundation to address social isolation
Kansas City Star story about the Humana Veteran Reflection exhibition that Humana did in partnership with the Kansas City Art Institute.
We partnered with Papa Inc. to connect college students, known as Papa Pals, to seniors who were at risk for loneliness to provide companionship, assistance with house chores, technology lessons, and other senior services. It helped us understand that engaging member with a college student (Papa Pal) helps reduce loneliness and Unhealthy Days.
Health is personal. You might tell yourself that you alone have the power to make the lifestyle changes to eat better, exercise or meditate. But getting healthy doesn’t have to be a solo act, because many of us face the same challenges. Individual resolve is important, but momentum is best maintained when we have a friend to encourage us to stay the course.