Seniors Connect 

Grades: 11th and 12th 

Type: Service 

Academic Goals: 

(Social studies) What issues are facing our aging population?

(Leadership) How did you demonstrate cultural competence?

(English) Use your ability to draw relevant, specific evidence to support your reflection essay on aging and how the project impacts our senior partners.

Description: Loneliness and social isolation can be damaging to the health of our senior population. At a variety of different organizations within the Oshkosh community,  our students also build relationships with seniors as they teach them how to use technology to build sustaining connections with family and friends.

Project question: How does social connectedness improve the quality of life?