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Position paper 1: How can digital tools and technologies support independent living for older people, now and into the future?

The first position paper produced by the network, this report describes the current research landscape and capabilities in relation to this priority topic of digitisation and housing an ageing population. It identifies the gaps in knowledge and capabilities and outlines an agenda for further research if UK plc is to sustainably and equitably meet the housing needs of older people in the digital future.

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Kathryn Muir

Gemma Burgess

Publication Date

July 2018