Claude D Pepper Older Americans Independence Centers (OAIC) Coordinating Center Program Research Program Funding Announcement (RFA)

Project: Research project

Project Details


Our primary aims and hypotheses (H) are to: Aim 1 Determine the prevalence of social isolation and loneliness in later stages of the pandemic, subgroups at risk, and associations with lifestyle & health behaviors. Subgroups we will examine will include age, gender, race/ethnicity, openness to masking, and vaccine status; Lifestyle and health behaviors will include exercise, smoking, and alcohol use. Aim 2 Determine the association of social isolation and loneliness with unmet functional or tangible support needs. Functional and tangible support needs include ability to find help with daily activities, transportation, and management of chronic diseases, including medication use and health care visits.
Effective start/end date6/1/215/31/23


  • Wake Forest University Health Sciences (885-55811085033664-10000117742 // 5U24AG059624-05)
  • National Institute on Aging (885-55811085033664-10000117742 // 5U24AG059624-05)


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