A Exploratory Study on the Digital Aging Policies as Solutions for a Aging Society

고령화 문제의 해결법으로서 디지털 에이징 정책에 대한 탐색적 연구

  • Koh, Young-Sam (Dept. of Digital Culture, National Information Society Agency)
  • 고영삼 (한국정보화진흥원 디지털문화본부)
  • Received : 2016.09.29
  • Accepted : 2016.11.20
  • Published : 2016.11.28


Aging is one of the major tasks that our country should resolve. To deal with aging problems, many countries have introduced various new concepts such as active aging, productive aging, and successful aging, well aging and anti-aging. This study suggests a new concept, digital aging, to tackle aging problems, and we use this concept to explore the new policy and policy areas for aged people. Since this concept is not well defined yet, this article focuses reviewing existing research literature. Instead of focusing the negative aspect of aging, this study investigates how to use the digital technology to build such images that the old man can be continuously learning, active and productive.


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