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Pathways to Impact - Written Evidence #1 [LBCO224] Life beyond COVID. UK COVID-19 Committee.

A piece of written evidence submitted to the UK COVID-19 Committee in 2020. 

The Covid-19 pandemic has highlighted the importance of digital technology in the lives of citizens, both old and young. This evidence includes the following areas: 

  1. Use of digital technologies in the community context
  2. Citizens who are ageing-without-children
  3. Use of videogames in the context of PTSD 
  4. Using and deploying digital technologies in the context of intergenerational, social isolation and loneliness
  5. Introduction to the COVID-19: Technology, Social Connections, Loneliness and Leisure Activities Project
  6. ‘Smart Age-friendly Ecosystem’ for the future