Mental & Emotional Support Resources for Seniors

24-hour toll-free Friendship Line 800-971-0016

The Friendship Line

The Institute on Aging offers a 24-hour toll-free Friendship Line that provides round-the-clock emotional support, grief support, well-being checks, and other mental health resources for individuals 60 and older. Call anytime at 800-971-0016.

Our Partnering Organizations

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The Institute on Aging (IOA)

The Institute on Aging’s mission is to enhance the quality of life for adults as they age. The IOA annually touches the lives of more than 50,000 older adults and adults living with disabilities and their families each year. They offer programs and services designed to alleviate isolation and enable seniors to continue living independently in the community.

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Pet Partners

Pet Partners is the national leader in demonstrating and promoting the health and wellness benefits of animal-assisted interventions. With thousands of registered teams making millions of visits annually, Pet Partners serves as the nation’s most prestigious nonprofit registering handlers of multiple species as volunteer teams.