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By Shelia R. Cotten, Elizabeth A. Yost, Ronald W. Berkowsky, Vicki Winstead, William A. Anderson

This publication offers the newest study and design-based innovations for a way to layout and enforce a expertise education application for older adults in carrying on with Care Retirement groups (CCRCs). The method within the ebook concentrates on offering invaluable top practices for CCRC vendors, CEOs, task administrators, in addition to practitioners and process designers operating with older adults to augment their caliber of lifestyles. Educators learning older adults also will locate this ebook priceless even if the ideas are couched within the context of CCRCs, the e-book could have broader-based implications for education older adults on the right way to use pcs, capsules, and different technologies.

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Although the number of older adults online continues to increase, older adults not only use different technologies but also use those technologies in different ways than their younger counterparts. Even among different generations of older adults online, there is a gap in type of technology and type of use. The younger old, those 65–84 years old, are more likely to be broadband adopters than the oldest old (85+ years of age). Older adults also report less smartphone, tablet, and other ICT adoption than younger cohorts.

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