Loneliness is a real health crisis. Social isolation can lead to worse mortality rates than smoking 15
cigarettes a day.* And the number of lonely individuals is increasing because of two demographic
trends: 1) people are living longer especially in developed countries and 2) more people are
opting to “age in place” rather than move to assisted or independent living facilities.
invented Nearly to reduce loneliness for family members by digitally connecting them and magically helping
everyone feel together even though they may be miles apart.
Watch our founder, Joe
Sipher, tell the whole story.