Recommended readings

Demographics of aging

Dobriansky, P. J., Suzman, R. M., and Hodes, R. J. 2007. Why population aging matters: A global perspective (Publication 07-6134). Washington, DC: National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, U.S. Department of State.

Ortmann, J., Velkoff, V., and Hogan, H. 2014. An aging nation: The older population in the United States (Current Population Reports P25-1140). Washington, DC: U.S. Census Bureau.

Suzman, R. and Beard, J. 2011. Global health and aging (NIH Publication No. 11-7737). Washington, DC: National Institutes of Health and World Health Organization.

United Nations, Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Population Division. 2013. World Population Ageing 2013 (ST/ESA/SER.A/348). Retrieved from http://www.un.org/en/development/desa/population/publications/pdf/ ageing/WorldPopulationAgeing2013.pdf

ICT use

Berkowsky, R., Cotten, S. R., Yost, E., and Winstead, V. 2013. Attitudes towards and limitations to ICT use in assisted and independent living communities: Findings from a specially-designed technological intervention. Educational Gerontology, 39(11), 797-811.

Cotten, S. R., Anderson, W. A., and McCullough, B. M. 2013. Impact of Internet use on loneliness and contact with others among older adults: Cross-sectional analysis. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 15(2), e39. doi: 10.2196/jmir.2306.

Davison, E. and Cotten, S. R. 2010. Connection disparities: The importance of broadband connections in understanding today's digital divide. In E. Ferro, Y. Dwivedi, J. Gil-Garcia, and M. D. Williams (Eds.), Overcoming digital divides: Constructing an equitable and competitive information society (pp. 346358). Hershey, Pennsylvania: IGI Global.

Sixsmith, A. and Gutman, G. 2013. Technologies for active aging. New York: Springer.

Smith, A. Older adults and technology use. Washington, DC: Pew Research Center. Retrieved from http: // www.pewinternet.org/2014/04/03/older-adults-and- technology-use/

Winstead, V., Anderson, W. A., Yost, E., Cotten, S. R., Berkowsky, R., and Warr, A. 2013. You can teach an old dog new tricks: A qualitative analysis of how residents of senior living communities may use the web to overcome spatial and social barriers. Journal of Applied Gerontology, 32(5), 540-560.

Zheng, R. Z., Hill, R. D., and Gardner, M. K. 2013. Engaging older adults with modern technology: Internet use and information access needs. Hershey, Pennsylvania: IGI Global.

 
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