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Webinar 10/6: Social Isolation and Loneliness Among Caregivers During the COVID-19 Pandemic

September 14, 2021

Wednesday, October 6
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm ET

Register for the webinar.

Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, all of us have experienced the changing nature of social connections and many of us have gained personal insight into what it means to be socially isolated, lonely, or both. These are not new concepts that have resulted from the pandemic. However, the pandemic has likely made worse our experience of social isolation and loneliness, and challenged our beliefs about who is socially isolated and lonely. 

This is the final webinar in a four-part national webinar series on research related to social isolation and loneliness for people with disabilities hosted by the National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research. Join NIDILRR grantees for a discussion on social isolation and loneliness among caregivers during the COVID-19 pandemic.  


  • Heidi Donovan, Ph.D., R.N., Professor, Department of Health and Community Systems, University of Pittsburgh
  • Scott Beach, Ph.D, Director, Survey Research Program, University of Pittsburgh

Webinar registration closes October 1. Space is limited.

The webinar will include real-time captioning and American Sign Language remote video interpreting. Presentation slides will be emailed to the attendees prior to the webinar. If you need other disability-related accommodations, please specify needs on the registration form. If you have difficulties registering, please email


NIDILRR, part of ACL, generates new knowledge and promotes its effective use so that people with disabilities can perform activities of their choice in the community. NIDILRR also works to expand society’s capacity to provide full opportunities and accommodations for people with disabilities.

Last modified on 09/15/2021

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