Building Social Connectedness in a Disconnected World
Create Social Connectedness in Your Community
This six-part webinar series addresses the lack of social connectedness that has adversely affected elders living in nursing homes and other settings since the onset of the pandemic. Created in partnership with IN2L, it examines and explores the options availble to providers for creating and ensuring social connectedness among elders.
RECORDINGS OF PREVIOUS WEBINARS IN THIS SERIES
WATCH HERE: Connected & Engaged: A Panel Discussion
In this session, Al Power, MD, draws upon a familiar story--that of the coronavirus pandemic--to show how risk can cut two ways, and explore the complexity that underlies both the concept of risk and the factors that need to be considered in negotiating it. Drawing from the earlier talks in the series, as well as stories from his experience, Dr. Power helps us to appreciate what is meant by "the dignity of risk," and suggest a way to move toward an approach that considers both safety and quality of life.
WATCH HERE: Research & Recommendations
Karen O’Hern, VP of product management for IN2L, will share insights from the company’s new research report on loneliness and highlight opportunities for engagement technology to create person-directed approaches to reducing social isolation among older adults.