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Are you or a loved one at risk for social isolation?
Use these resources to take steps to end social isolation and start living a connected life.

A study found participants of the Leveraging Exercise to Age in Place (LEAP) classes had a decrease in loneliness and an improvement in social connectedness.

This program was supported by a three-year grant from AARP Foundation.

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Tips for setting up a smart speaker for the first time.

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Classes create new links to family, friends and learning

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Being socially active in your 50s and 60s may help lower the risk of developing dementia in later life, a study has found.

The Guardian
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Connected Communities connects older adults to their senior housing communities by enabling them to access community information using just their voice.

AARP Foundation
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Neighbors can impact one’s happiness. According to a 2018 AARP Foundation study that explores the relationship between loneliness and social connections, getting to know one’s neighbors can help reduce the former condition.

Chicago Tribune
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