Case Study Posted by GetSetUp | August 2022
How to combat social isolation in older adults by creating a community to foster mental and physical well-being?
How do aging services create equity in aging by helping older adults overcome the fear of technology and bridge the gap in access to devices?
How can aging services provide equity for diverse communities with varying levels of access to connectivity?
The Challenge for New York
Combat social isolation
Bridge distance, access & diverse circumstances
Create equity in aging
Learn and explore new technology safely
New York's Innovative Solution
New York partnered with GetSetUp to activate older adult residents and members on their tablets or personal smartphones and computer through classes on device training and how to safely and effectively use the internet.
All older adults were provided with a safe and empowering virtual community to learn and practice technology skills. Plus they had access to classes to learn about health and wellness, fitness, explore their hobbies, and much more.