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CREATIVE AGING THROUGH USING DIGITAL TECHNOLOGY
CREATIVE AGING THROUGH USING DIGITAL TECHNOLOGY

Author(s): Jovanka Damoska Sekuloska, Milan Puvača, Aleksandar Petkovski, Aleksandar Erceg
Subject(s): National Economy, Gerontology, Social Informatics, ICT Information and Communications Technologies, Socio-Economic Research
Published by: Sveučilište Josipa Jurja Strossmayera u Osijeku, Ekonomski fakultet u Osijeku
Keywords: digital technology; older people; creative aging; active aging; analysis;
Summary/Abstract: Digitalization has emerged as a critical driver, enabler, and supporter of plenty of socio-economic processes in the contemporary digital economy. Since the world population is continually aging, information and communication technology (ICT) is considered a factor in the aging process qualitative shift. Creative aging is identified as a form of active aging. The adoption of digital technology by the elderly population is considered a precondition for their active aging. This study aims to investigate the opportunities for creative aging of the elderly population. The study examines the experiences of the EU countries in relation to ICT promoted creative aging and reducing social isolation among the older population. Through in-depth research, the study is mainly focused on analyzing older adults aged 65+ in the Macedonian and Croatian economy, exploring how they embrace ICT in favor of creative aging.

  • Page Range: 235-255
  • Page Count: 21
  • Publication Year: 2021
  • Language: English