Staying connected – the important of tech for the elderly
Not knowing about tech can add to people being cut off from the world, writes Alex Meehan
What’s it like to grow old in an increasingly digital world? The answer is not great. To start with, lots of things you’ve gotten used to doing one way suddenly need to be done differently and the new way is rarely an improvement for you.
Whether it’s banks closing high street branches or public services moving online, societal change increasingly revolve around PCs or smartphones. Which is fine for those that are comfortable with technology, ...