Strong social connections are central to our physical and mental well-being. But when vulnerable older adults experience setbacks, they may become disconnected and isolated.
It’s a complex issue. That’s why AARP Foundation is spearheading Connect2Affect to address the problem. Through research and innovative efforts, we’re working to create a deeper understanding of loneliness and isolation, draw crucial attention to the issue, and catalyze action to end social isolation among older adults.
AARP Foundation Litigation presents a discussion of cases before the Court during the upcoming term, highlighting those having a significant impact on people age 50 and older. Read (PDF)
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AARP Foundation Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP) helps seniors re-imagine their lives
An NPR segment with Dr. Marlene Moore-Glass, Project Director for SCSEP, about how the program helps people 55 and older find employment. Read
In the Spotlight
A new study by AARP Foundation ElderWatch describes what makes seniors especially vulnerable to fraud committed by fake charities. Read
Age Strong: An Impact Investment
Programs & Services
The Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP) is the nation's oldest program to help low-income, unemployed individuals aged 55+ find work. Go