Healthier Together: Confronting Loneliness and Health Care Challenges Among Older Adults
Social isolation can be dangerous. And since the arrival of COVID-19, it’s been a shared experience of people across the country.
The Richmond Health and Wellness Program has been partnering with low-income older adults with the goal of understanding how to build a better health care delivery model to meet their needs where they live. The spread of COVID-19 only underscored the value and importance of the efforts.
Prior to the pandemic, the program operated at five housing locations. They also recently expanded to the new VCU Health Hub at 25th, a freestanding wellness center developed to serve one of the most health disparate populations in the Richmond region.
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