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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.
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Case Studies from Age in Action
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.