Living Connected Reports

Articles about us

Piece on CHATTR by UOW PR student Claire Farquhar http://www.chattr.com.au/2018/05/11/ielder-the-tech-savvy-baby-boomers-taking-the-internet-by-storm/

Article in the UOW News by the MARK321 students: https://universe.uow.edu.au/education/the-digital-divide-baby-boomers-beating-the-barriers/

Article in the Illawarra Mercury following PR event organised by MARK321 students on May 11, 2018
https://www.illawarramercury.com.au/story/5405296/grandparents-are-tackling-the-digital-divide/?src=rss

WIN TV report organised by MARK321 students  https://www.facebook.com/WINNewsIllawarra/videos/2177573092259422/

Article in the Local Express Issue 48 on page 5 published by Milton-Ulladulla ex Servos May 2018 https://www.flipsnack.com/ulladullalocalexpress/issue-48-7-may-2018-20-may-2018.html

Video by IRT’ Good Life series September 2017 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8MBMBNzYx4Y&w=560&h=315

Article in the Illawarra Mercury July 18, 2017 http://www.illawarramercury.com.au/story/4796481/startup-helps-elderly-stay-up-to-computer-speed/?src=rss

An article in Australian Ageing Agenda “Call to help get more seniors online” April 7, 2017 http://www.australianageingagenda.com.au/2017/04/07/call-to-help-get-more-seniors-online/

An opinion piece in Aged Care Insite Blog: “Nurture seniors’ tech skills for everyone’s gain” http://www.agedcareinsite.com.au/2016/06/why-and-how-we-should-nurture-tech-skills-in-seniors/

Publicity on the University of Wollongong News entitled “Growing Old Gracefully” http://stand.uow.edu.au/growing-old-gracefully/,

Our Research

A commissioned report by MBA Student Chris Hally-Burton Final report MBA Student

Connected Living for Positive Ageing, Hasan H. Linger H (2017) Connected Living for Positive Ageing, in  S. Gordon ed, Online Communities as Agents of Change and Social Movements, IGI Global

An article in Educational Gerontology “Enhancing the Wellbeing of the Elderly: Social Use of Digital Technologies in Aged Care” by Helen Hasan and Henry Linger http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/03601277.2016.1205425

L. Burgess, H. Hasan & C. Alcock, “Information systems for the social well-being of senior Australians”, Building Sustainable Information Systems: Proceedings of the 2012 International Conference on Information Systems Development. Springer New York, United States, (2013) 89-100. http://ro.uow.edu.au/ahsri/214/

Alcock, C., Burgess, L. & Hasan, H. (2014). Connecting isolated senior citizens: illustrating the complexity of social information systems development. In H. Hasan (Eds.), Being Practical with Theory: A Window into Business Research (pp. 126-130). Wollongong, Australia: THEORI. http://ro.uow.edu.au/buspapers/424/

Social Wellbeing and Ageing

The ASCOT Toolkit from the Personal Social Services Research Unit at Kent University UK.ASCOT is a measure which is designed to capture information about an individual’s social care-related quality of life (SCRQoL). Living Connected applies to the domains of Control, Occupation and Personal Connection,

 

 

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