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Jun 6, 2012Kathryn Zickuhr, Mary Madden
For the first time, half of American adults ages 65 and older are online.
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Americans age 65+ are among the least likely groups to go online, but once online, they are enthusiastic emailers, gamers, and information searchers.
Mar 9, 2006Susannah Fox
New analysis of surveys conducted by the Pew Internet Project and the AARP indicate that younger people are more likely to take action to avoid software intrusions and to prevent identity fraud.
More in: Seniors, Teens
Jan 23, 2006Deborah Fallows
I recently helped my parents enroll in their new Medicare prescription drug plans using the Medicare.gov website...
More in: Health, Seniors
Jan 22, 2006Susannah Fox, Mary Madden
Internet users ages 12 to 28 years old have embraced the online applications that enable communicative, creative, and social uses. Internet users ages 29 to 69 years old are more likely to engage in online activities that require some capital.
More in: Generations, Seniors, Teens
Jan 17, 2006Susannah Fox
A review of data from the U.S., UK, and Australia finds that the internet has the potential to bring isolated seniors into closer contact with the wired world.
More in: Seniors, Women and Men
Oct 17, 2005Susannah Fox
In ten years, the Baby Boomers will age into the 65+ demographic and change everything about the "wired senior" group, but a great many offline Americans may be with us for years to come.
More in: Seniors
Jun 7, 2005
This data set includes questions about spyware, adware, and related computer problems. Data set also includes questions asked of non-internet users about why they do not go online.
More in: Safety, Generations, Digital Divide, Seniors
Mar 16, 2005Susannah Fox
26% of Americans age 65+ go online.
Feb 2, 2005Susannah Fox
One in four Americans age 65+ has access to the internet, up from 15% in 2000.
Jan 25, 2005John Horrigan
A growing number of "Silver Surfers" switch to fast online connections
More in: Broadband, Seniors
Jul 19, 2004Susannah Fox
This presentation provides new demographic data, not contained in recent reports, that is broken out by age groups. It also contains specific tips for government Web site managers who want to design senior-friendly sites.
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Lee RainieOsher Lifelong Learning Institute
Mary Maddenthe National Press Club
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The Pew Research Center's Internet & American Life Project is one of seven projects that make up the Pew Research Center. The Center is supported by The Pew Charitable Trusts.
The Pew Research Center's Internet & American Life Project is one of seven projects that make up the Pew Research Center. The Center is supported by The Pew Charitable Trust.