Action and AdvocacyActive AgeingAgeing in Place

Previously we had raised the difficulties older Australians are having finding substantial supports during the pandemic however, new national research finds a silver lining to the pandemic in the uptake of technology by older Australians.

In a new, national survey by the Global Centre for Modern Ageing, they found that 21% of participants have used new technology for the first time, and 29% have increased their social media use to stay connected.

Read a summary here: https://mcusercontent.com/d0a57511520e9c54577d6d0a6/files/2159ef38-c6d5-42e1-bf69-bc7953cb333a/COVID_19_Research_Report_Silver_Lining_FINAL.pdf