‘I am a people person. I want my family to visit’: stories of older Australian migrants during Covid | Ruth De Souza and Safdar Ahmed | Opinion

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From August to November 2020, an interdisciplinary team of researchers interviewed 10 older people from culturally and linguistically diverse (Cald) backgrounds to explore the complex ways in which technology was used in their social lives during lockdown.

Authors: Dr Ruth De Souza (RMIT), Maria Dimopoulos (Victorian Department of Justice and Community Safety), Deidre Ellem, distinguished prof Larissa Hjorth (RMIT), Dr Barbara Barbosa Neves (Monash University), Dr Juan Sanin (RMIT), Kate Renzenbrink (Bendigo Health), Dr Jenny Waycott (University of Melbourne).

The authors thank the people who took part in this research, whose names have been changed. We are also grateful to Val Butt and Ivy De Souza (for assistance with the design of the project), and Bianca Brijnath, Grace Mifsud (Errington Community Centre), Georgia Prattis, Shankar Kasyanathan and Julie Theodore (for help with recruitment).

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Source: The Guardian
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