Supporting the elderly in increasing their resilience through creating a safer living environment and increasing their social networks Elderly people are often lacking a social network as family members migrate away from Aruba, and loneliness is a big issue on the islands. With an increased social network, they can alert others of their situation, and social activities increase the well-being of individuals. Volunteers will also assess the safety in the homes of beneficiaries with the aim to improve their living situations. Aruba
Through social activities, courses and home visits, elderly people will increase their social networks and safety in their immediate surroundings.