The digital switchover refers to the move away from analogue landlines, which is happening by 2025. But more broadly, it’s about the move towards digital technology in practically all areas of modern life. The world is undergoing a digital revolution, and this can feel very overwhelming for senior citizens. As technology progresses, many elderly people can feel as if it is moving too fast for them, leading them to feel left out and left behind.
This an especially important issue when you consider that many forms of technology, including TV and Radio, are now switching to digital forever. Even banking is slowly making the change towards digital apps instead of in-person services. As the world becomes more digitally connected, it’s important for everyone, including the elderly, to adapt and embrace these changes.
At SureSafe, we’re dedicated to highlighting the important aspects of digital inclusion, digital skills and why digital literacy is important for the elderly. In this section of our blog, you’ll find plenty of digital switchover information to guide you or your elderly relatives through the process.
That’s paired with news about the latest digital devices that are suitable for elderly users, and how they can support a safe, independent lifestyle. There’s also tips to help you improve your digital skills and advice on things like cybersecurity so elderly people can stay protected online.