Younger people underestimate the tech-savvyness of seniors

A US study shows that a majority of seniors (54%) are comfortable using technology in contrast to the perception of younger people who are thinking that only 42% of the seniors are using technology in their daily lives.Philips_AgingWell_US-Model

The Philips Center for Health and Well-being spotlights the importance of technology to support aging well in this report.

Some interesting stats. The percentage of 65 or older …………

  • who are comfortable using technology = 54%
  • who use technology to support a healthier lifestyle = 27%
  • who regularly use Facebook = 28%
  • who regularly use YouTube = 25%