There’s a great new study of interest released today from the Pew Internet and American Life Project revealing growth in Internet use by older adults. A survey conducted for the survey found that as of April, 2012, 53% of adults65 and older now use the Internet. “though these adults are still less likely than all [...]
Today is Safer Internet Day and there’s a great new study just released by AARP and Microsoft (LINK HERE) that reveals how online communications and social networking are helping families to keep in touch, enriching their relationship, and helping to bridge the generations. The study surveyed both younger and older generations and found that going [...]
For the past few years, the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) has hosted a series of special programs to highlight the consumer markets for specific demographic groups. This year at CES, I attended the Silver Summit, a day-long series of panels discussing the boomer and senior community and how they fare as a market for technology [...]
The 2012 Consumer Electronics Show (CES)is a showcase of every imaginable technology device and service for consumers. I attended the show this year, and once again found so many fascinating ways that technology is enhancing the lives of older adults. While there are some products that are specifically gear toward older individuals, what I find [...]
On Friday, October 18th, the Project GOAL hosted a research panel entitled “The Wellness Benefits of Broadband for Older Adults.” The panel discussed the importance of broadband technology and how new broadband deployment can impact healthcare, management and the quality of life and older adults.