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Ageism, loneliness and culture: How do older people learn to use new technologies?

Online meetings in the Diversity, Culture and Older People series were held in March and April this year (2022). The event was organized by Apropa Cultura, an organization of cultural programmers in Catalonia and the[…]

Older people and life online: myths or evidence? AgeismICTOld Age

Older people and life online: myths or evidence?

  By Mireia Fernández-Ardèvol and Andrea Rosales, researchers of the IN3’s CNSC group.   The digital divide especially affects older people, often creating the impression that they have no life online at all. But you[…]

Coronavirus and lockdown: What does a meat processing plant have in common with a rest home? AgeismCareCOVID19DisabilityHealth

Coronavirus and lockdown: What does a meat processing plant have in common with a rest home?

By Andrea García-Santesmases & Joan Moyà   In an interview for the morning programme on Spain’s national radio station on 20 March, Carlos Baute stated that “this virus brought the word equality: in the face[…]

Opinion article: On data and pandemics AgeismICTSocial Networks

Opinion article: On data and pandemics

By Mireia Fernández-Ardèvol Amid the pandemic, we realize that we don’t know how to count the deceased. We see this in every mistake. And it’s happening everywhere as if each country had to (re)invent the[…]

Ideas and practices for non-ageist research in a digital world AgeismArticlesICTInterdisciplinariety

Ideas and practices for non-ageist research in a digital world

Masked under the veil of rigor and objectivity, scientific research on older and younger generations often replicates ageist assumptions, going unnoticed and remaining unchallenged. Researchers from the life sciences have noted the homogenizing and excluding[…]