Senior citizens are learning to use technology and don’t seem to mind learning it once they give it a try. Technology is helpful in keeping seniors from being lonely and fights off high blood pressure and diabetes. It is recommended to update pages often on sites including Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and Pinterest, along with following family members. Texting is another way to keep up constant communication with grandchildren and other family members. There are easy ways to learn what the emoticons mean by finding guides to review.
- A study conducted shows that 77% of people over 68 years old are not opposed to learning new technology.
- Common apps for communication and sharing are Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, and Skype.
- With all of the technology available for communication you’ll never worry about losing touch with family.
“The good news is that, while some seniors may not immediately embrace technology, many of them find it fairly easy once they try it.”