Case Studies from Age in Action

Document Type

Article

Original Publication Date

2007

Journal/Book/Conference Title

Age in Action

Volume

22

Issue

3

First Page

1

Last Page

4

Comments

Case study from Age in Action Vol. 22, Issue 3.

Date of Submission

December 2014

Abstract

Educational Objectives

1. Describe a successful technology project for Alzheimer’s caregivers in rural, far southwest Virginia which recruited and trained teenagers to teach computer skills to Alzheimer’s caregivers and taught the teenagers about caregiving and the disease.

2. Identify barriers for Alzheimer’s caregivers to learning and using technology to assist and support them in their caregiving, and identify successful ways to address these barriers.

Rights

Copyright managed by Virginia Center on Aging.

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Case Studies from Age in Action

Recommended Citation

Duesing, A. & Maxwell, M. (2007). Teens Teaching Alzheimer’s Caregivers to Become Tech- Savvy: The Power of Community and Intergenerational Partnerships. Age in Action, 22(3), 1-4.

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