(Falls Church, V.A., Thursday, May 14, 2020) –  For many seniors, being home alone during the COVID-19 pandemic means being lonely, with stay-at-home requirements now entering their second month in the Washington, D.C./Maryland/Virginia area.

Nearly 30 percent of all Americans already live alone, and even before social distancing was suggested by state and local officials, 43 percent of those 60 and over reported feeling lonely, according to an AARP-funded report.

To help local older adults stay as socially connected as possible during the COVID-19 pandemic, Capital Caring Health, a local non-profit, offers a wide range of ideas and services.

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