Older adults who used the internet just ONCE a day during lockdown reported lower depression and a better quality of life


It’s often associated with younger people, but a new study suggests that the internet may also offer important mental health benefits for older adults.

Researchers found that among people aged 55 to 75, those who used the internet once or more a day during lockdown to communicate with loved ones reported lower depression and a higher quality of life.

The team hopes the findings will encourage older people to use the internet more often, especially given the fact that the older demographic is particularly vulnerable to loneliness.

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