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Friday, October 21, 2005

More on the digital age divide

Posted By on Fri, Oct 21, 2005 at 12:30 PM

This AP story reports a Pittsburgh conference addressing how elderly folks can learn to use computers. 

The...conference is a look into the region's latest innovationsinvolving technology and aging. From virtual communities on the Web toremote medication monitoring, technology is something that can be usedto empower the elderly, said Judith Tabolt Matthews, one of theorganizer's of Friday's meeting...

"Older adults are very accepting of technology," Matthews said, "as long as it is intuitive to use and reliable."

I found this story on My Way, a news aggregator I check frequently.

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Cathy Resmer is Seven Days' deputy publisher. She's an organizer of the Vermont Tech Jam, and compiles a weekly tech e-newsletter every Monday. She also oversees Seven Days' free monthly parenting publication, Kids VT, and is an enthusiastic wrestling mom... more

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