Initiative Aims to Reduce Social Isolation Amid Social Distancing

May 18, 2020

A new initiative led by Papa aims to spread awareness about the risks associated with loneliness in the world of social distancing, Fierce Healthcare reports.

Papa connects college students with lonely seniors, and has shifted to more digital approach to ensure socialization persists.

According to the report, Papa has partnered with Humana, Uber Health, the Coalition to End Social Isolation and Loneliness and the Translational Research Institute for Space Health.

“I just think it’s really critical at this moment to provide as much awareness as possible to those who historically are not getting the information as fast,” Papa Founder and CEO Andrew Parker told Fierce Healthcare.

To read the full report on Fierce Healthcare, click here.

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