Jonathan Arnowitz, Elizabeth Dykstra-Erickson
This issue presents the topic of HCI and the elderly; we thank and congratulate another outstanding volunteer guest editor, Jonathan Livingston, for putting together this selection of articles. The elderly are becoming more and more computer savvy, leading the way for the destruction of deep-rooted stereotypes of computer illiteracy. The ubiquity of the computer affects us all in different ways. This is not just a baby-boomer issue. Ten years ago pre-baby boomers may not have been proficient computer users; today computers are almost everywhere, in some ways changing the context of life. EIC Jonathan's 86-year-old father was computer illiterate…
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