Older Adults' Reasons for Using Technology while Aging in Place.

  title={Older Adults' Reasons for Using Technology while Aging in Place.},
  author={Sebastiaan Theodorus Micha{\"e}l Peek and Katrien G. Luijkx and Maurice D Rijnaard and Marianne E. Nieboer and Claire S van der Voort and Sil Aarts and J. A. J. M. van Hoof and Hubertus J M Vrijhoef and Eveline J. M. Wouters},
  volume={62 2},
BACKGROUND Most older adults prefer to age in place, and supporting older adults to remain in their own homes and communities is also favored by policy makers. Technology can play a role in staying independent, active and healthy. However, the use of technology varies considerably among older adults. Previous research indicates that current models of technology acceptance are missing essential predictors specific to community-dwelling older adults. Furthermore, in situ research within the… CONTINUE READING
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