The internet is truly a phenomenon defining the modern age. This technology is a mainstay in the workplace and younger generations cannot remember a time it did not exist. As technology advances we often forget to bridge this advancement with older generations.
The internet is not necessarily the sole territory of younger people, and not the only technology that is required in today’s fast-paced world. Using simple hand-held devices such as iPhones or Fitbits can also pose a challenge for some. Sometimes this challenge lay in the actual inability for person to master a technology, while at other times, it is simply an issue of disinterest. It may be difficult for them to feel engaged with technology and what it represents.
Having access to the internet can open whole new worlds to older people, some confined to home for long periods of time, so it is important that we pass on these lessons to our seniors.
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