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More than two years has passed since EBI Association from Jastrzębie-Zdrój (Poland) started to involve participants of Senior Care Project (SOS) financed from the European Union, to the digital world.The group of people taking part in this EU project is in age over 60 yea...
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During the COVID-19 pandemic in April 2021 as EBI Association from Jastrzębie-Zdrój (Poland )started to run a Facebook group profile of Senior Care Project (SOS) which is financed from the European Union, called Silver Senior e-Center. The aim was to activate Seniors at h...
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“Senior’s World” magazine is a free lifestyle magazine for men and women over 50. It is a magazine that comprehensively includes the needs, interests and aspirations of seniors. It is aimed at people who are full of life and vigor. The magazine includes topics on he...
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The telecare expert from OPIEKANOVA explains to us why her company is pushing so hard to use centralized life buttons for its remote care. After all, smartwatches are also in the company’s portfolio. However the company has been reluctant to use them. After 10 years...
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So-called digital poverty threatens tens of thousands of Slovaks. Seniors are among the population groups that have the most difficult access to online services. “We need to ensure quality healthcare, preventive consultations with doctors and easy access to services...
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Magazine called 3rd Age brings several stimulating articles and reportage photos from regional and district organizations, including information about education of the seniors (including digital competencies). The magazine is published by the Unity of Pensioners of Slovak...
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The use of digital technologies by the elderly is important for their consumer potential in purchasing a variety of goods and services. Fighting digital exclusion of seniors is therefore one of the factors in building in Poland so-called silver economy. Technological acce...
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Digitally diverse seniors In terms of using the Internet, the senior group is internally diverse. It is influenced, for example, by place of residence (urban/rural, large cities/other centres) or age, and to a lesser extent by gender. Seniors living in multi-person househ...
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In the report of the Central Statistical Office on the quality of life of older people in Poland, published in February 2021, but containing data for 2018 (i.e. before the pandemic), we read: “The results of the 2018 Social Cohesion Survey show that only 30% of olde...
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As Dr. Rafal Bakalarczyk, an expert at the Senior Policy Institute, writes, the problem of digital exclusion of a part of the older generation takes on even greater importance in the era of the coronavirus pandemic. In a situation in which more and more activity is shifti...
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What is the Digital Education Action Plan? The Digital Education Action Plan (2021-2027) is a renewed European Union (EU) policy initiative that sets out a common vision of high-quality, inclusive and accessible digital education in Europe, and aims to support the adaptat...
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Alarming statistics: • 70% of falls at home in people 65+ occur while bathing in the bathroom, when access to the phone is impossible.• More than 40% of people 65+ cannot get up on their own after a fall, so also cannot reach the phone to call for help.• More than 50% of ...
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