Receptivity to new technology among older adults.

  title={Receptivity to new technology among older adults.},
  author={Zachary Zimmer and Neena L. Chappell},
  journal={Disability and rehabilitation},
  volume={21 5-6},
PURPOSE Both absolute and relative increases in the older adult population are occurring concurrently with the growth of high technology. Technological devices offer sophisticated solutions to some of the problems associated with ageing. This study borrows from the health utilization literature in order to develop and test a model for understanding receptivity to specific technological products by older adults. RESULTS Receptivity is directly influenced by predispositional, need and social… CONTINUE READING

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