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The role of technologies in the everyday lives of older people

Holland, Caroline (2011). The role of technologies in the everyday lives of older people. In: Katz, Jeanne; Peace, Sheila and Spurr, Sue eds. Adult Lives: a Life Course Perspective. Bristol : Policy Press, pp. 151–160.

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This chapter describes some of the uses of current and emerging technologies which older people may use to remain socially engaged, as well as those designed to support independence and well-being.

Item Type: Book Chapter
Copyright Holders: 2012 The Open University, compilation, original and editorial material
ISBN: 1-4473-0044-0, 978-1-4473-0044-1
Extra Information: Published in association with The Open University
Keywords: technologies; inclusion; older people
Academic Unit/Department: Faculty of Wellbeing, Education and Language Studies (WELS)
Item ID: 30194
Depositing User: Caroline Holland
Date Deposited: 23 Nov 2011 15:33
Last Modified: 04 Oct 2016 11:08
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