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Document type:
Konferenzbeitrag 
Author(s):
Goswami, Suparna; Köbler, Felix; Leimeister, Jan Marco; Krcmar, Helmut 
Non-TUM Co-author(s):
nein 
Cooperation:
Title:
Using Online Social Networking to Enhance Social Connectedness and Social Support for the Elderly 
Abstract:
Social integration is crucial for the overall well-being of the elderly who are more prone to social exclusion because of the natural aging process. We propose online social networking as means to enhance social connectedness and social support ? two aspects of social networks that have significant implications for the well-being of elderly. While prior research investigating the benefits of online social networking has primarily focused on user groups such as teenagers and college students, the...    »
 
Intellectual Contribution:
Discipline-based Research 
Book / Congress title:
International Conference on Information Systems Information Technology: Gateway to the Future 
Congress (additional information):
Saint Louis, Missouri, USA 
Year:
2010 
Month:
Dec 
Key publication:
Nein 
Peer reviewed:
Ja 
International:
Ja 
Book review:
Nein 
Commissioned:
not commissioned 
Professional Journal:
Nein