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Techweek TV: Tech for aged care residents - A missed opportunity

A discussion about how digital devices can enhance the lives of those in residential aged care

What's it all about?

With limited user-friendly internet-based technologies and support available for our aging population, what can be done to ensure older people remain digitally connected?

Please join Wendy Wrapson, Senior Research Fellow from AUT who has recently completed a study on residents’ technology use in aged care, in considering current gaps and where potential opportunities lie. 

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Friday 24 May
9:45am - 9:55am

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Carina Willis

Consumer Insights Lead, Strategy & Insight, Chorus

Carina is passionate about using consumer knowledge to drive business growth and development. Her desire to understand the role of technology in the lives of every day kiwis underpins her role as Consumer Insight Lead at Chorus.

Carina’s background includes over 15 years’ experience in insights and market research with various retail and FMCG companies in New Zealand.

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Wendy Wrapson

Dr Wendy Wrapson is a Senior Research Fellow within the National Institute for Public Health and Mental Health Research at Auckland University of Technology. Wendy has a background in social psychology and health psychology and held research positions in the UK and Australia before joining AUT in 2013. Her research is focussed on the health and wellbeing of older people in both the wider community and residential aged care settings. A particular interest is how people keep socially connected as they age, and the impact digital technologies have on social engagement of older adults.

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