The social distancing rules emerging in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic have been challenging for the best of us, but they can be particularly isolating for seniors who may be stuck at home alone for weeks on end feeling cut off from society and their loved ones, including grandchildren. Without the company of family and friends or the ability to participate in regular activities outside the home, it can be hard to fend off loneliness. In fact, a report from AARP says social isolation and loneliness are serious health issues. To help combat this, it's important to find new ways to regularly connect amid the social distancing and self-quarantines. "Remaining connected is especially important for people who live alone; regular social contact can be a lifeline for support," according to the AARP report. Here are 20 suggestions for staying connected with older relatives while social distancing.