International Journal of Humanities and Social Science

ISSN 2220-8488 (Print), 2221-0989 (Online) 10.30845/ijhss

Seniors: Technology, Leisure, and Travel
Bob Lee, David Groves

Technology is advancing very rapidly. There is still a great gap between older and young users regarding their abilities to use the technology and adapt it into their daily activities. The purpose of this article was to develop a framework to rethink the impacts of technology to daily lives of older adults and how it may improve the quality of their lives, especially as it relates to leisure and travel. The first step was the development of individualized approaches to help individuals adapt and adjust to the new and changing technologies. The second phase was the development of an understanding how service providers can interface with older populations via technologies to more effectively increase the role of leisure and travel in seniors’ lives.

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