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A Summary of

Loneliness

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Mario Gabriele
The Generalist
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Over a fifth of the U.S. population suffers from loneliness, which can have severe physical health effects. Some proposed remedies for loneliness include:  - Online and in-person social clubs for individuals over 45  - Jobs for youth to spend time with the elderly on demand - Networks aimed at connecting immigrants - Social robots to accompany the elderly - Pharmaceutical remedies for loneliness Startlingly, some of the technologies (e.g. social media) that isolates individuals is increasingly being used to remedy this epidemic of loneliness.

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