Curriculum design and program to train older adults to use personal digital assistants.

@article{Sterns2005CurriculumDA,
  title={Curriculum design and program to train older adults to use personal digital assistants.},
  author={Anthony A. Sterns},
  journal={The Gerontologist},
  year={2005},
  volume={45 6},
  pages={828-34}
}
PURPOSE The aim of this study was to demonstrate that many older adults can share in the potential benefits of using a personal digital assistant (PDA), including using the device as a memory aid for addresses and appointments, to improve medication adherence, and as a useful organizational tool and communication device. DESIGN AND METHODS A curriculum, designed specifically for older adults, was developed that provided the necessary information and practice to use the technology. The degree… CONTINUE READING

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