Senior living facilities prepare residents for cybersecurity threats
But the good comes with some bad.
“The benefits of technology far outweigh the potential negative encounters they might have,” said Jessie Riley, resident technology manager for Grand Rapids-based Holland Home. “This doesn’t negate the fact that those (threats) are still there.”
As the pandemic accelerated technology adoption among the elderly demographic, some area caretakers couldn’t ignore the fact that this group is historically most susceptible to online scams.