elderly in Russia: between medicine, consumption and life-long education

I. Grigoryeva, A. Dmitrieva, T. Vdovenko

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Situation of aging and appearance of the 1st generation of elderly who prefer other consumer practices than medical services reflects in the article. The article highlights the results of our study which deals with the elderly, their information practices in Russia and trend of its utilization. The main goal of our quality research on a base 22 deep interviews was to evaluate the need of elderly computer users to continue them elaboration. The analysis of computer literacy training programs for elderly people led us to the conclusion that are not oriented as this goal and so on to the conclusion to e-government services. Such training is likely become a new prestigious sort of leisure for elderly, it corresponds to the logic of the “consumer society”. We continue the researches which subject wrote in the paper in SGEM-14.
Original languageUndefined
Title of host publication2nd International Multidisciplinary Scientific Conference on Social Sciences and Arts SGEM2015, www.sgemsocial.org , SGEM2015 Conference Proceedings, ISBN 978-619-7105-44-5 / ISSN 2367-5659 , Aug 26 - Sept 01; Book 1, Vol. 1,
Place of PublicationБОлгария, ВАрна
Number of pages8
StatePublished - 2015


  • aging
  • medicine
  • training on computer

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