• AARP Survey Identifies Tech Adoption and Perceived Barriers Among Grandparents

    2 days ago - By Massachusetts Healthy Aging Collaborative

    During the peak of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020, significantly more grandparents than non-grandparents purchased smartphones and Smart TVs than they did in the 12-months prior, according to AARP research .
    Ranking the top barriers to adopting new technology, survey respondents identified cost , lack of knowledge , and privacy issues at the top of the list.
    The AARP survey also noted that a majority of all grandparents feel confident using the Internet , computers , smartphones , and tablets .
    More results on the AARP survey of grandparents' use of technology during COVID-19 are available...
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  • US Supreme Court won't hear dispute over injection sites

    2 days ago - By ABC News

    The U.S. Supreme Court won't review a nonprofit group's effort to open a supervised injection site in Philadelphia to try to reduce overdose deaths
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  • Drug overdose deaths in US reached record-high of 96,000 during the first 12 months of the pandemic

    Drug overdose deaths in US reached record-high of 96,000 during the first 12 months of the pandemic

    2 days ago - By Daily Mail

    Between March 2020 and March 2021, the U.S. recorded a record-high 96,779 drug overdose deaths, new CDC data show, a 29.5% increase from 74,679 recorded over the previous 12 months.
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