Why do we create Silver Connect?
A pressing global issue
Over half of the seniors worldwide feel lonely on a regular basis. As researchers suggested, loneliness and social isolation can be as damaging to health as smoking 15 cigarettes a day. Risk of mortality is reported to have soared by 45% among lonely seniors.
The covid-19 pandemic further aggravates loneliness felt by the seniors
Arguably the most vulnerable group during the pandemic, many more seniors are now in complete social isolation, fueling the already widespread loneliness epidemic.