(eng)agingproject is run by Active Aging Center (AAC), a non-governmental organizationwhich develops 
projects focused on improving life of elderly - “Happy Senior” and “Good Investment”, in cooperation 
with KEYNOTEwellestablished consultancy. 

The program can be also browsed on the Sched phone appsearch for engaging2021.  

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Wednesday, February 10 • 16:30 - 16:50
How are Digital Skills Related to Memory?

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Memory impairment is considered a disability and factors that are connected to it are of timely importance provided that they may be kept under control and improved. I am arguing that digital skills are a factor for memory impairment. People who exercise their memory by means of digital engagement are more likely to have better memory assessments. In the same time, usage of digital technologies may provide free access to health facilities, keep them informed and their social life active. Communication with a caregiver may be improved if the person with memory impairments has at least basic digital skills.


Astrid Eich-Krohm

PI Core Project "Autonomy in Old Age", Institute of Social Medicine and Health Systems Research, Otto-von-Guericke-Universität
Astrid Eich-Krohm holds a PhD in sociology and two nursing degrees: as a registered nurse and nursing educator. Since 2016 she is the PI of the Core Project of the research cluster „Autonomy in Old Age“ funded by the EU. Her research is based on qualitative methods and focuses... Read More →

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Corina Ilinca

Researcher, Statistical Office, University of Bucharest
Passionate about data analysis with meaningful ideas, Corina is a researcher and data analyst with publications in gerontology, focusing on predictors of memory, in digital divide, ageing, and intersectionality.

Wednesday February 10, 2021 16:30 - 16:50 CET