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  • Boomers adopt tech as quickly as Gen Yers
  • Boomers adopt tech as quickly as Gen Yers
    Clay Alchemist (2014) ©

Boomers adopt tech as quickly as Gen Yers

Older workers in the US, Europe and Australia are more tech-savvy than you might think. New research has challenged ideas that Boomers suffer from technophobia, instead revealing that they adopt hardware and software as quickly as their younger peers, and even feel less anxious about it.



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    A Generational Snapshot of Boomers

    How are Boomer women breaking down beauty ideals? What makes this group such dedicated grandparents? And what are their plans for retirement? This Generational Snapshot uses statistics and case studies from the US and UK to explore how Boomers are approaching later life in 2016.

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    UK Boomers on Technology

    Boomers may be on their way to retirement, but they take pride in staying young – and tech is increasingly a part of that. Canvas8 sat down with Brits between the ages of 50 and 69 to find out what tech they couldn’t live without and how they really feel about devices at the dinner table.

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    OWCH: retiring to the city with your #squad

    Loneliness is a growing problem among the elderly – so wouldn’t living with friends make old age more enjoyable? OWCH – the Older Women’s Co-Housing group – is the first female-only scheme for over-50s in the UK, aiming to provide companionship and support for girls in their golden years.

  • Older people are letting mobiles disrupt mealtimes

    Older people are letting mobiles disrupt mealtimes

    There's nothing worse than someone constantly being on their phone. But while many think of this as a teenaged habit, there's been a 9% increase in the number of over-65s accessing the internet since 2012. And they're even more distracted by their devices than their younger counterparts.