seniors looking at a laptop screen

This project explores how older adults experience videoconferencing on digital devices address age-related sensory, cognitive, and mobility challenges in order to enhance health outcomes through enhanced social connectedness. Using a multi-method approach (quantitative and qualitative data), we will determine the impact of digital connectedness on social isolation among older adults in Montreal.


Researchers

  • Shannon Hebblethwaite
  • Co-researchers:
    • Karen Li
    • Aaron Johnson
    • Natalie Phillips
    • Kim Sawchuk
    • Naj Mahani
    • Caitlin Murphy (postdoctoral fellow)

Funding

  • TELUS Health
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