USD School of Health Sciences collaborates with national organizations to help older adults struggling with social isolation

Students and faculty from the University of South Dakota School of Health Sciences are collaborating with The Evangelical Lutheran Good Samaritan Society and Older Adults Technology Services (OATS) to help older adults combat social isolation through AARP Foundation’s Connecting to Community pilot program. “Social isolation is quite prevalent and debilitating … Read Article

Schools struggle to patch budgets together, after Legislature cut state aid two years ago

By Bob Mercer State Capitol Bureau The fastest way to reduce financial problems in many South Dakota school districts is to finish restoring the state aid that was cut 8.6 percent in 2011 by the Legislature, leaders for two statewide school organizations told a panel of lawmakers Monday. They said about $23 million … Read Article