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technology inequity

Older Adults without technology are at greater risk of social isolation, forgoing medical care and being without
food or other necessary items.

Older adults with dementia (14% of those 71 and older), hearing loss (nearly two-thirds of those 70 and older), and impaired vision (13.5% of those 65 and older) who can have a hard time using digital devices and programs designed without their needs in mind.

Increased life expectancy and aging population make digital access and training an ongoing and urgent need.

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Seniors who struggle with technology face telehealth challenges and social isolation by CNN Health

cnn.com

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COVID-19 and the Future of Aging: The Health of Older Adults by Next Avenue

nextavenue.org

The Pandemic Has Accelerated The Need To Close The Digital Divide For Older Adults by Stanford Center on Longevity

longevity.stanford.edu

Tech Inequity is even greater for older adults that have dementia (14% of those 71 and older), hearing loss (nearly two-thirds of those 70 and older) and impaired vision (13.5% of those 65 and older) 

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