Growing Old and Staying Connected: Touch Screen Technology for Ameliorating Older People's Experience of Social Isolation
Grant number: LP120100022 | Funding period: 2012 - 2016
Social isolation affects many older people. This project investigates novel technologies to prevent and to ameliorate social isolation experienced by older adults. This project will implement and trial a software application over an 18 month period, using a 3G connected touch-screen tablet, and evaluate its impact on alleviating social isolation.
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Not For Me: Older Adults Choosing Not to Participate in a Social Isolation Intervention
Jenny Waycott, Frank Vetere, Sonja Pedell, Amee Morgans, Elizabeth Ozanne, Lars Kulik
This paper considers what we can learn from the experiences of people who choose not to participate in technology-based social int..