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Preparing Seniors for e-Health: A Study on the Readiness of Their Technology Tutors

S Everard, A MENDOZA, S Kurnia

AiSel | Published : 2016


Creating an inclusive healthy society in the digital era requires older adults to develop e-health literacy. Older adult learning capabilities and styles are known to fluctuate with their physical and cognitive abilities. Programs to develop e-health literacy have yet to be sustained in the ongoing format required by older adult learners. This study is part of a larger project aimed at developing a delivery model for sustainable e-health literacy programs for older adults. This model is based on sustained digital literacy programs that address the digital divide faced by older adults. It explores the assumption that digital literacy tutors are willing and able to deliver e-health literacy pr..

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