Reflecting on Loneliness in Older Adults: A Solution with Heart.
(Third in an ongoing blog exploring ways to raise awareness about loneliness in older adults and offer solutions.)
As promised, I will delve deeper into successful practical solutions such as senior centre activities, group meals, and volunteerism.
ArtHeart is a Community Art Centre in Toronto’s Regent Park neighborhood for all ages, and many seniors gravitate to the space to create art, talk and have a meal.
Art supplies are abundant at ArtHeart–on the shelves, the worktables, and in the cabinets. Large pieces hang from the ceiling and smaller ones are on the walls. The jumble makes for a comfortable space to create and where community members from all walks of life are welcomed.