Implementation of ICT for Active and Healthy Ageing: Comparing Value-Based Objectives Between Polish and Swedish Seniors
Active and healthy ageing strategies are proposed in many European countries to address the challenges generated by ageing of the populations. Information and communication technology (ICT) plays an important role in the implementation of these strategies. By applying Value-focused thinking approach, this qualitative study investigates what objectives are important for successful implementation of ICT for active and healthy ageing according to older people in Sweden and Poland. The study shows that there are both differences and similarities between the objectives identified in these two countries that may have significant implications for development (analysis and design) and implementation of ICT solutions for active and healthy ageing.
KeywordsICT Active and healthy ageing Value-based thinking Poland Sweden
This research has been financed in part by the funds granted to the Faculty of Management, Cracow University of Economics, Poland, within the subsidy for maintaining research potential.
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