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By Shelia R. Cotten, Elizabeth A. Yost, Ronald W. Berkowsky, Vicki Winstead, William A. Anderson

This booklet offers the newest examine and design-based concepts for the way to layout and enforce a know-how education software for older adults in carrying on with Care Retirement groups (CCRCs). The strategy within the ebook concentrates on supplying helpful top practices for CCRC vendors, CEOs, task administrators, in addition to practitioners and method designers operating with older adults to reinforce their caliber of existence. Educators learning older adults also will locate this ebook invaluable even though the tips are couched within the context of CCRCs, the ebook may have broader-based implications for education older adults on find out how to use pcs, drugs, and different technologies.

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Nonusers. As more and more people are utilizing the Internet, the term “second-level digital divide” has been coined to describe the difference in use patterns and abilities to navigate technology. For older adults to be able to get the most out of their technology experience, access is not the only factor; they must also be given instruction on how to navigate the technology. Older adults in the United States have different usage and adoption patterns, even within their demographic group. Among older adults online, there is a gap in use and in type of device they use to access the Internet.

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