Seniors and the Internet

A recently released study by the Pew Research Internet Project shows that seniors with disabilities are about 15% less likely to go online, have broadband at home, or own an advanced digital device. They may be skeptical of the advantages of online resources.
An important finding is that a large majority of those who are not yet online say that they will not explore it on their own, but want some assistance. As reported in the Raising the Floor newsletter, "This "social adoption" model may inspire new approaches to nurturing online adoption via positive interactions with peers, friends, familiar community institutions and families."

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