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Unusual café helps elders jump the digital divide


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  • Website: American Society on Aging (ASA)
  • Resource type: Blog

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The Borchardt Cyber Café houses The Mobile Tech Lab which teaches older adults how to use technology in an environment where they feel safe. This new program helps them overcome the anxiety they feel about embracing technology, language barriers, generation gaps and geographical distances which separates them from their families.


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technology , digital age , generational divide , education


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Rated on: 12/10/2018 1:45:30 PM

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