H.R.4859: Protecting Older Americans from Social Isolation Act of 2019
H.R. 4859 would amend the Older Americans Act to address social isolation among senior citizens. The bill would direct the Assistant Secretary for Health to focus on long-term planning and identify best practices to address social isolation. The bill would also allow states to pursue grant funding for projects that address social isolation and loneliness among older individuals.
S. 2677 is the Senate companion bill.