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47% of people who have never used the internet in the UK are over 75, despite over 75s making up just 7.78% of the total UK population

We have many specialist centres set up specifically to help older people learn about computers and the internet within their local communities.

Older people can face greater challenges than the younger generation in getting online - from accessibility problems to motivational barriers - but the benefits are huge, including social inclusion, and better access to health information and services.

Our network offers the specialist help and support that older people need to take advantage of the benefits that the online world can offer. If you or your organisation is involved in helping older people, please use the links below to see some useful information.


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