Family Law Prof Blog

Editor: Margaret Ryznar
Indiana University
Robert H. McKinney School of Law

Wednesday, March 25, 2020

Decreasing Social Isolation for Older People During Coronavirus

From Forbes:

As social distancing leads more of us to connect through social media, consider the needs of older people - our parents or grandparents or neighbors (or ourselves) - who are less likely to be comfortable with, or even to use, digital devices. 

It turns out that approximately one-third of those 65 and older may have never used the internet and may not have internet access at home; among those who do use the internet, almost half need someone's help when it comes to setting up or using a new device.  And substantial differences in the adoption of technology adoption exist based on factors such as income and educational level.

Read here.

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