Stay connected to your family, friends, neighbors, church or other faith community. Doing things you enjoy, volunteering and talking with friends can help prevent depression and improve your overall well-being.
Resources about staying connected
- Oregon's Centers for Independent Living provide peer support, information and referral, skills training and advocacy to people with a disability.
- Oregon Volunteers promotes volunteerism and civic engagement in communities across the state. It includes a section on senior volunteer programs including RSVP, Senior Companions, and Foster Grandparents.
- Civic Ventures is a national nonprofit organization. It focuses on helping boomers plan for their next life stage.