“We have to respect people’s right not to be a part of the digital environment”
CNSC researcher Andrea Rosales concludes the series on ‘The challenges of ageing’ with a seminar on digital ageism The digitalization of our society increased during the COVID-19 pandemic due to the social distancing measures imposed.[…]
«Unwanted loneliness and abuse of the elderly is a health issue that needs to be addressed»
Changing our perception of ageing is necessary to combat loneliness and abuse of the elderly. The elderly are more vulnerable to abuse and loneliness, but these two issues arise in various social group. Loneliness and[…]
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?
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?
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[…]