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AARP Foundation and Aunt Bertha have launched voice-assisted search for local social services to be used by seniors in affordable housing communities in Northwest Baltimore.

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This survey examines social connections, improving our understanding of loneliness and how it relates to social isolation. ­ The study measures loneliness across demographic groups and explores the relationship between loneliness and life experiences, social connections, health, and technology.

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Love may be in the air on Valentine’s Day, but just how you feel about the holiday can depend on your age and whether you’re in a relationship.

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AARP Foundation survey shows that many people associate the holidays with warm feelings of love and joy. But for others, it can be a lonely, difficult time.

One-third of Americans who don’t drive and many others who lack access to a working vehicle, transportation options don’t come easy—especially in rural America, where transportation has long been a seemingly intractable problem. The technology revolution is showing potential to help solve that problem and enable more Americans to take part in the economic and social lives of their communities.