• Meeting the Challenge: Training an Aging Population to Use Computers

      Bean, Carol (Southeastern Library Association, 2003-10)
      Older adults present a special challenge to libraries offering computer training. Many of those seeking training have little, if any, prior experience with the concepts and skills necessary to use computers, yet their ability to learn those concepts and skills is hampered by the aging process. This article summarizes the factors in aging which most affect learning computer skills, and how those factors can be mitigated.