Elderly people who use the internet regularly are less likely to suffer from depression, new research from a US university has found.
Bob Rawlinson has lived in St John's Wood for over 50 years. He visits the library regularly but until this month had never explored the lower ground floor which was originally a store room but was refurbished and opened to the public in August 2008.
Go ON Gold is backing Itea and Biscuits Week (Monday 17th – Sunday 23rd September) which sees Age UK encouraging older people to find out more about getting on line.
Coventry-based entrepreneur and disability consultant Simon Stevens is enjoying a celebrity summer. After starring in one of Go ON Gold’s first video interviews, he took a lead role in Channel 4’s ground-breaking prank show - I’m Spazticus.
Paralympian peer and disability rights campaigner Tanni Grey-Thompson is urging people to get involved with Go ON Gold, a new national initiative which aims to raise awareness of the obstacles faced by people with disabilities in accessing computers and the internet – and help remedy them.
A range of technology innovations to help improve people’s lives in easy, practical ways – including helping people with disabilities – were showcased at the recent Technology4Good Awards.
Working as the official broadcaster of the 2012 Paralympic Games is helping to raise the profile of accessibility for disabled people within Channel 4, a senior figure in the channel’s online team has said.