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Apps and web portals are streamlining vaccine rollout, but the digital strategies could leave vulnerable populations behind, experts warn

Health systems are starting to give Americans aged 65 and older vaccine access, and some are using smartphone apps and online programs to streamline the process. But some older people without smartphones or computers reportedly had difficulty making appointments online in Florida. Research indicates the elderly, low-income populations, and rural […]
Apps and web portals are streamlining vaccine rollout, but the digital strategies could leave vulnerable populations behind, experts warn
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Employers think over-50s are ‘too old to learn new technology’

Once Australian job seekers reach the age of 50, they start to hear similar feedback from potential employers – one of the most common being they are too old to learn technology. “Being discriminated against because of your age, whether young or old, is ageism,” Marlene Krasovitsky from The Benevolent […]
Employers think over-50s are ‘too old to learn new technology’