Published on in Vol 25 (2023)

This is a member publication of Lancaster University (Jisc)

Preprints (earlier versions) of this paper are available at https://preprints.jmir.org/preprint/41535, first published .
Use and Acceptance of Digital Communication Technology by Older Adults for Social Connectedness During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Mixed Methods Study

Use and Acceptance of Digital Communication Technology by Older Adults for Social Connectedness During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Mixed Methods Study

Use and Acceptance of Digital Communication Technology by Older Adults for Social Connectedness During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Mixed Methods Study

Authors of this article:

Eric Balki 1 Author Orcid Image ;   Carol Holland 1 Author Orcid Image ;   Niall Hayes 2 Author Orcid Image

Eric Balki   1 , BSc, MSc, MA, PhD ;   Carol Holland   1 , BSc, PhD ;   Niall Hayes   2 , BSc, PhD

1 Centre for Ageing and Research, Division of Health, Lancaster University, Lancaster, United Kingdom

2 Nottingham Trent University, The Directorate, Notthingham, United Kingdom

Corresponding Author:

  • Eric Balki, BSc, MSc, MA, PhD
  • Centre for Ageing and Research
  • Division of Health
  • Lancaster University
  • Furness Building, Hazelrigg Ln,
  • Lancaster, LA1 4YG
  • United Kingdom
  • Phone: 44 1524 592127
  • Email: e.balkhi@lancaster.ac.uk