January 31, 2020

Cyber Seniors documents an important program that illustrates the combined efforts of younger and older adults to bridge the “digital divide.” In a light-hearted and humorous fashion, the film introduces us to an intergenerational program designed to increase internet and social media use among elders who continue to observe computer technology from afar. Is the “divide” still an issue worthy of attention? While use of digital technology is on the rise in recent years in the United States among adults 65 years and older, one-third of them say they never use the internet (compared to 10% of all adults) and two-thirds report they never use social media (compared to 31% of all adults).

Read full review in The Gerontologist.