Older Adults' Use of Technology In this article, we will discuss the “digital divide” as it relates to the use and acceptance of technology by older people, particularly in the realm of health care. We will review potential barriers and solutions to those barriers, and make suggestions for clinical implementation. ... Article
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Older Adults' Use of Technology
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  • Sarah E. Wallace
    Department of Speech-Language Pathology, Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA
  • Christin Graham
    Department of Speech-Language Pathology, Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA
  • Amy Saraceno
    Department of Speech-Language Pathology, Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA
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Special Populations / Older Adults & Aging / Articles
Article   |   May 01, 2013
Older Adults' Use of Technology
SIG 15 Perspectives on Gerontology, May 2013, Vol. 18, 50-59. doi:10.1044/gero18.2.50
SIG 15 Perspectives on Gerontology, May 2013, Vol. 18, 50-59. doi:10.1044/gero18.2.50

In this article, we will discuss the “digital divide” as it relates to the use and acceptance of technology by older people, particularly in the realm of health care. We will review potential barriers and solutions to those barriers, and make suggestions for clinical implementation.

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