Sapulpa nursing home residents looking for pen pals during pandemic

VIDEO: How you can become a pen pal for Green Country nursing homes

SAPULPA, Okla. — The Diakonos Group is doing what they can to help people living in their 21 assisted living facilities -- including in Sapulpa -- feel connected with the community despite the pandemic.

They are asking people to become pen pals with a resident.

They are posting photos of the residents on Facebook with signs that explain what the resident is interested in. They say their hope is they’ll find a pen pal with similar interests.

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Multiple people can send letters to each resident.