As we have seen, there are a number of factors that dictate and influence an individual's capacity or willingness to use the internet. In Newcastle, an inspiring and awardwinning initiative has had a significant effect on the way older people are engaged in the city. And surprisingly, one of the successful ways is using the internet. Barbara Douglas explains how they have achieved this and Mary Nicholls describes her involvement in the initiative.
Douglas, B. and Nicholls, M. (2009), "Quality of Life Partnership: promoting the opportunities arising from an ageing society", Working with Older People, Vol. 13 No. 4, pp. 34-38. https://doi.org/10.1108/13663666200900069Download as .RIS
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