No digital divide for seniors
Today is National Senior Citizens Day, so we're celebrating the fastest growing user base of the internet.
Despite the idea that older people shy away from technology, those over the age of 65 are the fastest growing group using the internet, according to K4Connect, a firm focused on technology tailored to older adults. More than half of this age group are already use computers. But a significant number are also adopting tablets, smartphones, tablets and also wearables and fitness trackers.
While seniors may steer away from adopting new technology, concerned they won't find help with devices, or even finding small type an issue, technology can also open doors, such as connecting more often with family.
With today marked as Senior Citizens Day, K4Connect crafted an infographic explaining why it believes technology will improve the way seniors live today, and in the future.