People who are shut-in may be lonely, have difficulty going to the market,
cooking meals and/or eating.
Your visit can make a big difference.
Most recently with Hurricane Sandy and the unpredictable weather conditions; we became aware of a large number of disabled and elderly people trapped in their homes and apartments (some trapped over 16 stories high.)
How you can help.
Meals-on-Wheels Programs (check your local listing)
Big Brothers and Big Sisters Program
Check local religious organization.