The Virtual Care Farm: A Preliminary Evaluation of an Innovative Approach to Addressing Loneliness and Building Community through Nature and Technology

@article{Anderson2019TheVC,
  title={The Virtual Care Farm: A Preliminary Evaluation of an Innovative Approach to Addressing Loneliness and Building Community through Nature and Technology},
  author={K. Anderson},
  journal={Activities, Adaptation \& Aging},
  year={2019},
  volume={43},
  pages={334 - 344}
}
  • K. Anderson
  • Published 2019
  • Psychology
  • Activities, Adaptation & Aging
ABSTRACT Social relationships and engagement are critically important to well-being in later life and have been found to be strongly correlated with isolation and loneliness. Addressing loneliness has emerged in recent years as a grand challenge for our health and social care systems. In this article, the author introduces, describes, and provides a preliminary evaluation of the “virtual care farm” – an innovative union of high-technology online communities and low-technology care farms… Expand
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