Risk Of Offensive/Incorrect Content: Could Technology Be the Key to Reducing Social Isolation as We Age?

As the population ages in the United States and around the world, social isolation of older adults, especially older adults who live alone, is a crucial challenge that requires attention. Community and social support programs are essential means to address this challenge. However, technology-based solutions should be considered to supplement or augment these methods to help ensure that older adults remain connected to their friends, family, and community.

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Federal Science and Engineering Obligations to Academic Institutions Reach $31.6 Billion in FY 2016; Support to HBCUs Declines for the Second Year in a Row

In FY 2016, federal agencies obligated $31.6 billion to institutions of higher education in support of science and engineering (S&E), up from the $30.5 billion obligated in FY 2015. Funding for research and development to universities and colleges acco…

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