The benefits of technology for seniors

Approaching technology can sometimes be challenging for senior citizens, but this need of sharing our lives with technology can also have benefits.

The main challenge that seniors find themselves to face at first concerns frustration for a lack of technology literacy. As Robin Seaton Jefferson explains in her article on Forbes based on a study of UCSD, seniors often find themselves buying services that they don’t know how to use or having difficulties interacting with technology itself because they don’t understand the terminology.

But technology can also be a big help for seniors for many reasons like reduce isolation and maintain contact and relationships with their loved ones and last but not least safety reasons; to get help faster in case needed, thanks to the right use of technological tools.

Check here 5 reasons why Seniors Should Stay Up-To-Date with Technology on DigiLearn and continue to follow us on our Upgrade E-Adults Facebook page for more updates on the topic!

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