'Without it I am nothing': The internet in the lives of older immigrants

  title={'Without it I am nothing': The internet in the lives of older immigrants},
  author={Natalia Khvorostianov and Nelly Elias and Galit Nimrod},
  journal={New Media & Society},
This article aims to explore how using the internet may facilitate coping with the challenges of immigration in later life, based on the case of older Jewish immigrants from the Former Soviet Union in Israel. For that purpose, in-depth interviews were conducted with 32 immigrants living in southern Israel. Results indicated that internet usages by the study participants were: (1) Managing health; (2) Nurturing professional interests; (3) Maintaining and extending social networks; (4… CONTINUE READING
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