Social Internet-based activities important for healthy ageing

Meaningful and Internet-based activities promote experiences of participation in society and are important for healthy ageing. In a new dissertation at Umeå University in Sweden, occupational therapists are shown to promote participation, reduce experiences of loneliness and strengthen seniors’ social network using an Internet-based intervention program.

03/04/2016

Photo: Elderly man using a tablet and gets some help from two children; Copyright: panthermedia.net/Barabasa

Elderly people who performed daily activities online also sensed a satisfying participation in society, studies showed; © panthermedia.net/Barabasa