Isolation Spurs Digital Activity in Older People

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Lockdown during COVID-19 has increased digital activity in New Zealand seniors. 43% of seniors in the Otago region have had a strong desire to increase their digital knowledge and skills. 

Seniors have acknowledged that lockdown has, indeed, been an isolating experience and that they are missing out on the digital world. Digital exclusion is a growing concern for New Zealanders and COVID-19 has continued to highlight the digital divide.  

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