A new report published by two state health organizations aims to help lower social isolation for older adults.

According to The South Carolina Institute of Medicine and Public Health and The South Carolina Department on Aging, the release of its new report, entitled “Addressing Social Isolation in Older Adults as a Determinant of Health,” shines light on the health risks of social isolation in older adults and serves as a call to action for agencies around the state.

“I think one thing we found from this report is there are stakeholders from state agencies, private industries, non-profits — that we all have to be at the table together and we each have a part in this plan,” says Connie Munn, Director for the SC Department on Aging.

Read the full story by Lee Williams here.