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Serious games: How digital games can help older adults combat social isolation
Date & Time: Wednesday, July 8, 2020 at 1:00 PM EDT
Canadians are looking to technology-based solutions to keep them stimulated, engaged and connected to others, particularly in a time of physical distancing due to COVID-19. AGE-WELL researchers have developed a suite of ‘serious games’ for older adults to encourage social connectedness and help reduce loneliness
Webinar participants will:
- Learn about how digital games can help older adults maintain health and wellbeing and combat cognitive decline
- Discover how ‘serious games’ are designed and evaluated for older adults
- Explore the different ‘serious games’ available and the research behind them