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Funding: Telecom Italia
Place: various sites in Italy
Duration: 2013 -2015
ISF role: partner

The people aged 60 and over were about 15.7 million in 2012 and represented 26.1% of the Italian population, with a prospect of further growth that suggested an incidence of 29.1% in 2020 and even 34, 2% in 2030. For this mature population it became a real need to define key strategies to facilitate the use of internet, improving aspects related to security, initial assistance and simplification.

In this context, Informatici Senza Frontiere has activated “informatics-gyms” in Naples, Venice, Rome, Sorbolo (PR) and Milan. There over 60s could have lessons on the basic use of PC and on Internet browsing, especially to solve health needs, needs related to banking services and for relations with the public administration.