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STRIVERS, MAINTAINERS, ACHIEVERS: NETWORKED TRAJECTORIES OF OLDER ADULTS LEARNING TO USE TECHNOLOGY DURING A PANDEMIC
Selected Papers of Internet Research, SPIR
While research has explored digital divides in older adults' technology skills and uses and in their communication uptake during the pandemic, we lack an understanding of the on-the-ground experiences and trajectories of older adults seeking to adopt digital technologies to maintains social connection during the COVID-19 pandemic. What balance of independence and interdependence do older adults seek and experience as they attempt to take up new devices and applications, such as tablets anddoi:10.5210/spir.v2021i0.11978 fatcat:qk4vjvmicfdoplrshw5crzbdp4