This blog post was published on the 18th March, 2020
#COVID19 is a worldwide pandemic and crises for all governments and citizens. Technology will and is playing an important role within our respective communities to maintain work, communication, sharing information and more importantly reduce isolation and loneliness for all!
An extended blog piece is available detailing how technology can and cannot help older people stay connect during the #COVID19 outbreak.
Marston, H.R., Musselwhite, C., & Hadley, R.A. (2020). COVID-19 vs Social Isolation: the Impact Technology can have on Communities, Social Connections and Citizens. Ageing Issues, The British Society of Gerontology.