‘I feel less lonely’: what older people say about participating in a social networking website

  title={‘I feel less lonely’: what older people say about participating in a social networking website},
  author={Alison Ballantyne and Luke Trenwith and Samara Zubrinich and Megan Corlis},
  journal={Quality in Ageing and Older Adults},
This paper presents the findings from a qualitative pilot project that implemented an internet social networking intervention and evaluated the effect it had on older people's experience of temporal loneliness. The project was implemented over a three‐month period and utilised an in‐home, one‐on‐one education strategy. Six older people aged 69 to 85 years were recruited from a community aged care programme in South Australia. All participants were connected to the internet and provided with one… 

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