Falling off the bandwagon? Exploring the challenges to sustained digital engagement by older people.

@article{Damodaran2014FallingOT,
  title={Falling off the bandwagon? Exploring the challenges to sustained digital engagement by older people.},
  author={Leela Damodaran and C. Wendy Olphert and J Sandhu},
  journal={Gerontology},
  year={2014},
  volume={60 2},
  pages={163-73}
}
OBJECTIVES This study examines older people's use of information and communication technologies (ICTs) and identifies the factors which can prevent or promote their sustained use. METHODS A mixed methods approach was adopted. Quantitative and qualitative data were collected by a survey of 323 older ICT users (aged ≥50 years) between 2011 and 2012. These data were supplemented by qualitative data obtained through in-depth interviews, focus groups and storytelling. Quantitative data were… CONTINUE READING
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