Michigan State University College of Human Medicine Department of Family Medicine

Posted in Research

People: Courtney Goetz, Andrea Wendling, Molly Polverento, Raza Haque, Nadir Abdelrahman, Bengt Arnetz

Use of technology has been associated with improved self-rating of health and fewer chronic conditions. Technology such as handheld devices by older adults has the potential to improve engagement and promote cognitive and physical health.

Literature suggests some willingness by older adults to use technology, although there are reports of a more cautious attitude to its adoption.

Our objective was to determine the opinions towards information technologies, with special reference to brain health, in healthy older adults either fully retired or still working in some capacity including older adult workers and retired adults living in an independent elderly living community. Read More.