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% […]
Today is Safer Internet Day and there’s a great new study just released by AARP and Microsoft that reveals how online communications and social networking are helping families to keep in touch, enriching their relationship, and helping to […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 18, 2011 Media Contact: Warren Robinson Phone: 202-572-6214 Project GOAL Distributes New Privacy Recommendations to National Association of Area Agencies on Aging Conference WASHINGTON – Project GOAL (Getting Older Adults Online) today distributed new […]
If you’re like most consumers today, you’re spending many hours a day online, surfing the Internet for information, sending and receiving e-mails, watching videos, exchanging photos, communicating on social networks, playing games, and shopping online.  However, within the […]
As social media has grown dramatically in recent years, older adults have been especially excited about embracing new networking technologies. According to a recent Pew Research Study, social media use among internet users ages 50 and older nearly […]
According to a recent Pew Research study the broadband revolution is catching fire for older adult online users. Overall, the survey found that 63% of adult Americans now have broadband internet connections at home, a 15% increase from […]
On Tuesday, May 10, 2011 Project GOAL will be hosting two great events Get Connected Campaign Launch Breakfast featuring FCC Commissioner Mignon Clyburn and All About the Value, a Conference on Broadband & Older Adults. The event will be held at the Reserve Officer’s Association Building on corner of First and Constitution Ave, N.E. from 8:30am – 2:00pm. To RSVP, please click here.