Experts tell us that social isolation is detrimental to both physical and mental health. That is why it is so important for us to stay connected with ‘the outside world’ during our aloneness. So whether by choice or by chance – we must work to include communication of some sort into our SaSS-Y! routines.
Calls, cards, letters, texts, emails and video chats are all great resources to help us stay connected. They provide ways for us to communicate when distance, mobility or health prevent one-on-one visits.
But what about those who have a limited number (or no one) with whom to communicate? AARP has an answer! One of the resources offered by the organization is The Friendly Voice.
We all need someone to chat with from time to time – and The Friendly Voice is available. Request a call by signing up with AARP. Or call directly to speak with someone.
But the Sass-Y! thing about this? It is a volunteer opportunity that does not require you to leave home. AARP trains the volunteers; all you need is a phone and the willingness to help a neighbor.
Learn more about Friendly Voice at 1-888-281-0145 or visit AARPCommunityConnections.org. Sounds Spectacular to me! Enjoy!