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An exploratory study of older adults engagement with virtual volunteerism December 13, 2010

Posted by Randy Tyler in General.
The purpose of this study was to explore the participation of older adults (aged 60 years and older) in virtual volunteering activities partially or totally from home or other off-site locations. The study collected data using semi-structured, open-ended interviews with nine older virtual volunteers affiliated with SeniorNet, an organisation that facilitates virtual volunteering for older people. 

Note: Based on the abstract (see the URL below), I suggest caution in extrapolating findings due to the apparent research methods used.


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