Living Connected Reports

Articles and Media about us

An Interview with Omar Khalifa CEO of IAccelerate  June 2020

A Be Connected Article

A Be Connected Article

Piece on CHATTR by UOW PR student Claire Farquhar

Article in the UOW News by the MARK321 students:

Article in the Illawarra Mercury following PR event organised by MARK321 students on May 11, 2018

WIN TV report organised by MARK321 students

Article in the Local Express Issue 48 on page 5 published by Milton-Ulladulla ex Servos May 2018

Video by IRT’ Good Life series September 2017

Article in the Illawarra Mercury July 18, 2017

An article in Australian Ageing Agenda “Call to help get more seniors online” April 7, 2017

An opinion piece in Aged Care Insite Blog: “Nurture seniors’ tech skills for everyone’s gain”

Publicity on the University of Wollongong News entitled “Growing Old Gracefully”

Our feature article on Be Connected:

Download our Economic report: The Social and Economic Value of Living Connected

TO DIY the Living Connected Program go to our MOOC at:

Our Research Publications

Our research shows that seniors can learn to use digital technology to improve their wellbeing and quality of life in three ways

  • maintaining their independence and staying in control of their lives
  • remaining connected to family, friends community and services
  • having something meaningful to do

Master’s research report by Laura Burling 2019 HAS949 Final Research Report – For AHSRI

A commissioned report by MBA Student Chris Hally-Burton Final report MBA Student

Connected Living for Positive Ageing, Hasan H. Linger H (2017) Connected Living for Positive Ageing, in  S. Gordon ed, Online Communities as Agents of Change and Social Movements, IGI Global

An article in Educational Gerontology “Enhancing the Wellbeing of the Elderly: Social Use of Digital Technologies in Aged Care” by Helen Hasan and Henry Linger

L. Burgess, H. Hasan & C. Alcock, “Information systems for the social well-being of senior Australians”, Building Sustainable Information Systems: Proceedings of the 2012 International Conference on Information Systems Development. Springer New York, United States, (2013) 89-100.

Alcock, C., Burgess, L. & Hasan, H. (2014). Connecting isolated senior citizens: illustrating the complexity of social information systems development. In H. Hasan (Eds.), Being Practical with Theory: A Window into Business Research (pp. 126-130). Wollongong, Australia: THEORI.

Social Wellbeing and Ageing

The ASCOT Toolkit from the Personal Social Services Research Unit at Kent University UK.ASCOT is a measure which is designed to capture information about an individual’s social care-related quality of life (SCRQoL). Living Connected applies to the domains of Control, Occupation and Personal Connection,