Keys to active ageing: new communication technologies and lifelong learning

Mª del Pilar Díaz-López, Remedios López-Liria, José M. Aguilar-Parra, David Padilla-Góngora
<span title="2016-06-17">2016</span> <i title="Springer Nature"> <a target="_blank" rel="noopener" href="" style="color: black;">SpringerPlus</a> </i> &nbsp;
The purpose of this study is to describe the creation and implementation of an ICT education program for the elderly in various Active Participation Centers in Almería (Spain), assessing its impact on quality of life. From a randomized sample of 200 individuals over the age of 55. Results reveal a high degree of participant satisfaction (76.6 %), as well as improvements in quality of life as compared to the control group after the 3 month program health factor: p = 0.004; leisure and activity
more &raquo; ... ctor: p = 0.001; Satisfaction with Life Factor: p < 0.001. The analysis conducted to determine the influence of age and gender on quality of life indicates that there are statistically significant differences in regards to age (the younger groups had higher scores) and gender (the males). This study may serve to facilitate similar works that promotes on-going education in different locations and across the lifespan.
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