How are Boomers using tech to combat loneliness?
26 Oct 2019
How are Boomers using tech to combat loneliness?

Whether due to divorce, bereavement, or family relocation, loneliness is an everyday issue for many American Boomers. But as members of this aging cohort sharpen their tech skills, they’re being exposed to apps and devices that help them establish new connections both online and IRL.

Carol Marak

Carol Marak founded the Elder Orphan Facebook Group and is a go-to authority on issues surrounding aging alone. She helps people who have little or no support at all to overcome their fears of growing older.

Dana McNeil

Dana McNeil is a marriage and family therapist based in San Diego. She has extensive experience with couples, particularly those in addiction recovery, pre-marital counseling, and/or LGBTQIA identifying.

Anastasia Hadjidemetri

Anastasia Hadjidemetri is the community manager at Stitch. She is part of a small team that works towards making a positive impact and volunteers to spend time with members of the Stitch community.

Lynda Cowell

Lynda Cowell is a London-based writer, web editor, and former BBC television researcher. Having written for the likes of The Voice, Pride, The Guardian, Time Out and Marie Claire, much of her work has focused on race and gender, but not exclusively. In her free time, she likes to read, drink red wine, and watch the kind of television programmes other people sneer at.