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'Digital seniors' emerge in Asia amid pandemic, Euromonitor says

Research indicates one in 10 elderly Asians has a VR headset

Elderly people in Asia are turning to tech in the face of the coronavirus pandemic. (Nikkei montage/AP/Reuters/Ken Kobayashi)

BANGKOK -- Elderly people in Asia are more ready and willing to embrace digital technology in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic than their Western counterparts, according to a report published by London-based market research firm Euromonitor International.

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