When you’re living alone, loneliness can creep in if you’re not making plans with others to stay connected. Increased feelings of loneliness and isolation, in individuals living alone, has become even more prevalent during the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic. Especially with more people working remotely, it can be important to schedule meaningful connections with others to help combat feelings of disconnection that may arise.
Here are a series of articles, videos and other content that we have selected to help you better understand the issue of social isolation, disconnection and loneliness for people living alone. If you have suggestions on other content that you think others would benefit from, please feel free to reach out to us at info@GenWellProject.org.
Understanding social isolation, disconnection and loneliness
Social Isolation, Loneliness, and Living Alone: Identifying the Risks for Public Health (Am J Public Health) – link
Some signs that may indicate you’re struggling (link)
- Find a hobby that you enjoy which can keep you connected to old and new friends (link)