Poster Session  |   August 2016
A Model for Understanding the Acceptance and Use of Mobile Phone Technology by Older Adults to Facilitate Independence
Author Affiliations
  • University of Indianapolis
  • Student, Carmel, IN
  • Grand Valley State University
Article Information
Geriatrics/Productive Aging / Basic Research
Poster Session   |   August 2016
A Model for Understanding the Acceptance and Use of Mobile Phone Technology by Older Adults to Facilitate Independence
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, August 2016, Vol. 70, 7011505157p1. doi:10.5014/ajot.2016.70S1-PO5085
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, August 2016, Vol. 70, 7011505157p1. doi:10.5014/ajot.2016.70S1-PO5085
Abstract

Date Presented 4/8/2016

A conceptual framework is presented to explain the use of mobile phone technology by older adults. As key players in the pursuit for active aging, occupational therapy practitioners must understand the factors that contribute to the acceptance and use of technologies that are relied on to support daily occupations.

Primary Author and Speaker: Beth Ann Walker

Additional Authors and Speakers: Shelby Zornes, Kelly France, Katy Kessler, Sydney Nields, Troy Thompson, Brenda Ausberger