Elderly home and community-based service customers: computers, social networks and quality of life
Smith, Rachel A.
Nilsen, Kari M.
Medvene, Louis J.
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Ofei-Dodoo, Samuel; Smith, Rachel; Nilsen, Kari M.; Medvene, Louis J. 2013. Elderly home and community-based service customers: computers, social networks and quality of life. Gerontologist, vol. 53:S1:pg. 22
The paradigm of providing care for “frail” older persons in nursing homes is shifting and increasing numbers of persons are receiving care in home and community-based (HCBS) settings. Social isolation is a risk for this population and computer mediated communication (CMC) is a technology which could reduce this risk.
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